Language of document : ECLI:EU:C:2018:851

Case C621/18

Andy Wightman and Others


Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

(Request for a preliminary ruling from the Court of Session, Inner House, First Division (Scotland))

(Expedited procedure)

Summary — Order of the President of the Court, 19 October 2018

Questions referred for a preliminary ruling – Expedited preliminary ruling procedure — Conditions — Circumstances justifying that a case be dealt with within a short time — Request for interpretation concerning the possibility for a Member State to revoke unilaterally the notification of its intention to withdraw from the European Union — Need to obtain a reply from the Court before the parliamentary consideration and voting on the withdrawal agreement within the parliament of the Member State concerned — Case concerning fundamental issues of national constitutional law and EU law – Grant of the request that the reference for a preliminary ruling be determined pursuant to an expedited procedure

(Art. 50 TEU; Statute of the Court of Justice, Art. 23a; Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice, Art. 105(1))

See the text of the decision.

(see paras 7-11)