The Status of the Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus Following Brexit

PCC Paper

Hadjigeorgiou, Nasia & Nikos Skoutaris (2019) The Status of the Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus Following Brexit, Occasional Paper Series. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.

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.

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