Obligations arising from the cooperation agreement between the European Community and its Member States, on the one hand, and the Swiss Confederation, on the other hand, with regard to the fight against fraud and any other illegal activity affecting their financial interests (11) 1. Without prejudice to Article 127, paragraph 2, the United Kingdom is bound, during the transitional period, by the obligations arising from the international agreements concluded by the Union by the Member States acting on their behalf or by the Union and its Member States acting jointly in accordance with Article 2, point a) iv) (-1) Notification must indicate the provisions which the complainant intends to suspend. Before deciding to suspend parts of an agreement covered in point (b), the complainant first considers whether the suspension of the provision of this agreement in point (a) would be an appropriate response to the offence. Any stay is proportionate to the breach of the undertaking at issue, given the seriousness of the violation and the rights at issue and, if the stay is based on the respondent`s continued non-compliance with the arbitration panel`s recourse under section 173, if the respondent was bound and paid or is still paid by the respondent. 6. The border between the Eastern Sovereign Base Area and the territories of the Republic of Cyprus in which the Government of the Republic of Cyprus does not exercise effective control is treated, during the suspension of the application of the acquis in accordance with Article 1 of Protocol 10, as part of the external borders of the basic sovereign territories covered by this article. This limit can only be crossed at the Strovilia and Pergamos crossing points. With prior agreement and cooperation with the United Kingdom authorities, the Republic of Cyprus can take further measures to combat illegal immigration against people who have crossed the border. On 6 September 2020, the Financial Times reported that the UK government was considering drafting new laws to circumvent the protocol of the Northern Ireland Withdrawal Agreement.  The new law would give ministers the power to determine which state aid should be notified to the EU and to define which products at risk of being transferred from Northern Ireland to Ireland (the withdrawal agreement stipulates that in the absence of a reciprocal agreement, all products are considered vulnerable).  The government defended this approach and stated that the legislation was in accordance with protocol and that it had only “clarified” the volumity in the protocol.  Ursula von der Leyen warned Johnson not to violate international law and said that the implementation of the withdrawal agreement by Britain was a “precondition for any future partnership”.  On 8 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis, told the British Parliament that the government`s internal market bill would “violate international law”.”  The United Kingdom ensures that all specific obligations arising from Community agreements with third countries or international organisations concerning nuclear equipment, nuclear materials or other nuclear elements present in the United Kingdom at the end of the transition period are fulfilled, or to conclude, by other means, appropriate arrangements in agreement with the third country or an international organisation concerned.
The declaration on the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom, also known as the Political Declaration, is a non-binding declaration that was negotiated and signed at the same time as the mandatory and broader withdrawal agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU). , colloquially known as Brexit, and the expected end of the transition period.