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The EU cannot "give a six months extension" without the UK government formally asking for it.

"Dieu se rit des hommes qui se plaignent des conséquences alors qu'ils en chérissent les causes" Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
by Melanchthon on Thu Oct 3rd, 2019 at 01:26:15 PM EST
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Which is it bound to do by law.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Oct 3rd, 2019 at 01:28:45 PM EST
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That's not quite correct.

The Council modified duration of period (publicly) requested by May.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Oct 3rd, 2019 at 01:30:42 PM EST
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Documentary evidence
PM letters to European Council President; European Council Decisions taken in agreement with the United Kingdom extending the period under Article 50(3)TEU
in A few first principles.

Council modified request; PM agreed to modification; PM "laid" agreed modification before [Crown in] parliament for approval; See EUWA2018, EUWA-2-2019 provisions,  linked under Applicable law.

UK gov is a "price taker."

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Oct 3rd, 2019 at 03:30:06 PM EST
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