The decision of the arbitration panel shall be notified to the Union and the United Kingdom and to the Joint Committee within 75 days of the filing of the request. In addition to the transitional period, the Withdrawal Agreement also regulates a number of other issues that need to be addressed following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom. If agreement is not reached on the inclusion of the newly adopted act in the relevant Annex to this Protocol, you shall examine all other possibilities for maintaining the proper functioning of this Protocol and adopt all the conclusions necessary to that end. Exchange of letters of 30 March and 19 April 1977 in the exchange of letters of 8 November 1989 and 10 April 1977. Amended version of 1 January 1990 on the waiver of reimbursement of the costs of benefits in kind, administrative control and medical examinations The 2019 revisions also adapted elements of the political declaration – replace the word “appropriate” with “appropriate” with regard to labour standards. According to Sam Lowe, a fellow at the Centre for European Reform, the amendment excludes labour standards from dispute settlement mechanisms.  In addition, the mechanism for a level playing field has been moved from the legally binding Withdrawal Agreement to the Political Declaration and the line in the Political Declaration that “the UK will consider aligning itself with EU legislation in relevant areas” has been deleted.  The first subparagraph does not apply where protection in the Union is derived from international agreements to which the Union is a party. WHEREAS, following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union as regards sovereign base areas in certain Union policies, Union law shall apply on the basis of the provisions of this Protocol, recalling the commitments made by the Union and the United Kingdom in the joint report of the negotiators of the European Union and the Government of the United Kingdom on the progress made during the 50 TEU negotiations on the orderly exit from the United Kingdom of the European Union of 8 The United Kingdom opted for the establishment of a system obliging Union citizens to apply for a new residence status, known as `Settled` or `pre-settled`, on 1 December 2017, by CONfirming that the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union should not affect the rights and obligations of the Republic of Cyprus under Union law, or the rights and obligations of the parties to the establishment contract.
It is not yet clear whether each of the EU27 will exercise its discretion under the Withdrawal Agreement to require UK residents to apply for a new residence status. The Union and the United Kingdom shall do everything in their power to take the necessary measures in the Political Declaration of 17Th to ensure that these agreements apply, as far as possible, from the end of the transitional period, to the rapid negotiation of agreements on their future relations and to implement the appropriate procedures for the ratification or conclusion of such agreements. . . .