CAJ welcomes the opportunity to provide Written Evidence to the Committee on its October 2016 inquiry into the ‘Future of the land border with the Republic of Ireland’. Before and after the 23 June 2016 EU referendum CAJ has been involved in a body of work in relation to the rights-based implications of the vote, including in relation to the future of the UK-Ireland dimensions of the Common Travel Area (CTA), the situation of cross-border workers, and compliance with the rights-based provisions of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement 1998.

CAJ recently hosted, in partnership with Ulster University a major expert seminar into ‘Brexiting and Rights’. 1 CAJ are also applicants in a judicial review into the Brexit process currently before the high court in Northern Ireland.

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