5. The reasonable period of time may be extended by mutual agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom. The most important elements of the draft agreement are: The agreement covers issues such as money, citizens` rights, border agreements and dispute resolution. It also includes a transition period and an overview of the future relationship between the UK and the EU. It was published on 14 November 2018 and was the result of the Brexit negotiations. The agreement was approved by the heads of state and government of the other 27 EU countries and by the British government led by Prime Minister Theresa May, but it faced opposition from the British Parliament, which needed approval for ratification. The approval of the European Parliament would also have been necessary. On January 15, 2019, the House of Commons rejected the withdrawal agreement by 432 votes to 202.  The House of Commons again rejected the agreement by 391 votes to 242 on 12 March 2019 and rejected it a third time, on 29 March 2019, by 344 votes to 286.
On 22 October 2019, the revised withdrawal agreement negotiated by Boris Johnson`s government approved the first phase in Parliament, but Johnson halted the legislative process when the accelerated approval programme failed to receive the necessary support and announced his intention to declare a general election.  On 23 January 2020, Parliament ratified the agreement by adopting the withdrawal agreement; On 29 January 2020, the European Parliament approved the withdrawal agreement. It was then concluded by the Council of the European Union on 30 January 2020. (3) Any money received by a Minister of the Crown or a government agency under the withdrawal agreement is paid to the consolidated fund or, if the Department of Finance so chooses, to the National Credit Fund. (b) Article 23, paragraph 4, of this Social Security Coordination Agreement. Iceland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Kingdom of Norway and the Swiss Confederation have entered into and apply corresponding agreements with the United Kingdom that apply to EU citizens; and the functions of co-chair of the United Kingdom Joint Committee under Schedule VIII of the Withdrawal Agreement (rules of procedure of the Joint Committee and Specialized Commissions) are performed personally by a Minister of the Crown (therefore, only a Minister of the Crown may be appointed as a replacement in accordance with article 1, paragraph 3). ». The withdrawal agreement provides for a transitional period until 31 December 2020, during which time the UK will remain in the internal market, to ensure the smooth flow of trade until a long-term relationship is concluded. If no agreement is reached by then, the UK will leave the single market without a trade deal on 1 January 2021.
The withdrawal agreement is closely linked to a non-binding political declaration on future relations between the EU and the UK. NOTE that while EU law will apply to the Uk and the United Kingdom during the transition period, it will be important for the United Kingdom to take steps to prepare and implement new international agreements, including in areas within the EU`s exclusive jurisdiction. , unless such agreements come into force or apply during this period, unless the UNION has authorised it, CONSIDERING that appropriate measures should be provided to exempt and exempt the customs duties and taxes that the United Kingdom`s armed forces and assembled personnel may maintain after the UK`s withdrawal from the Eu. , PREND ACTE of the agreements reached between the Kingdom of Spain and the United Kingdom on 29 November 2018 concerning citizens` rights, tobacco and other products, environmental cooperation and police and customs cooperation, as well as the agreement reached on 29 November 2018 on the conclusion of an agreement on taxation and the protection of financial interests, (O1) The UNION communicates with the other parties to these agreements that the UK must be treated as a member state during the transitional period for the purposes of these agreements.