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Old 13.10.2016, 16:12
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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it doesnt work. the government put in the referendum the line "the government will implement what you choose". so it has to, even if its worse for the country.
No it doesn't! I'll repeat again... They omitted the word 'majority'. We can speculate on whether that omission was deliberate or not, and I strongly suspect the former because it's a classic 'get out' clause. There will have been an very expensive team devising the exact and precise wording of the ballot paper, and I'm not inclined to believe this was an oversight on their part. As the wording stands, the government also has to act upon what 48% of the voting populace chose.

Now do you begin to see why the legality of this situation is rocky at best?
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