The Status of the Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus Following Brexit
PRIO Occasional Paper Series 3, 2019
Posted: 16 Oct 2019
Date Written: February 1, 2019
This paper offers a concise analysis of the legal status of the Sovereign Base Areas (SBAs) under EU law. It revisits the foundational documents that led to the establishment of the SBAs; explains their status in EU law after the Republic of Cyprus acceded to the EU; and finally explains how the UK Withdrawal Agreement accommodates them post-Brexit.
Keywords: Brexit, Cyprus, Sovereign Base Areas, customs union
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