On the European Union side, the European Parliament also approved the ratification of the agreement on 29 January 2020[40] and the Council of the European Union approved the conclusion of the agreement by e-mail on 30 January 2020. [42] That is why, on 30 January 2020, the European Union also tabled its instrument for ratification of the agreement, concluding the agreement[43] and allowing it to enter into force on the date of the UK`s withdrawal from the EU on 31 January 2020, at 11 .m GMT. NOTE that, with a view to an orderly exit of the United Kingdom from the Eu, it is necessary to conclude, in separate protocols, lasting agreements on the very specific situations concerning Ireland and Northern Ireland and the sovereign base territories of Cyprus, 2; In the event of disagreement between the Union and the United Kingdom over the reasonable period of time to comply with the arbitration panel`s decision, the applicant asks in writing to the arbitration panel to establish the duration of the reasonable period of time within forty days of the respondent`s notification in paragraph 1. This request is notified to the respondent at the same time. The arbitration panel notifies the EU and the United Kingdom of its decision on the deadline for compliance within 40 days of filing the application. NOTE that the Good Friday or Belfast agreements of 10Thrate the Court of Arbitration may decide, by mutual agreement with the contracting parties, not to hold a hearing on 1 April 1998 between the United Kingdom Government, the Government of Ireland and the other participants in the multi-party negotiations (the 1998 agreement) attached to the Anglo-Irish Agreement of the same date („British-Irish Agreement“). , including its subsequent implementation agreements. Following the discussions, the EU said the withdrawal agreement was a legal obligation, adding that „neither the EU nor the UK can change, clarify, modify, interpret, disobey or implement it unilaterally.“ 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, negotiated and signed at the same time as the mandatory and broader withdrawal agreement on the uk`s withdrawal from the European Union (EU), known as Brexit, and the planned end of the transition period.