Withdrawal Agreement Article 40
`supply of an article intended for distribution, consumption or use` means the fact that, at the end of the manufacturing phase, an existing and individually identifiable article is the subject of a written or oral agreement between two or more legal or natural persons on the transfer of ownership, other ownership or possession of the article in question; or is the subject of an offer to one or two natural persons to conclude such a contract; Such an agreement may be concluded by any means of communication. DESIRING to lay down appropriate arrangements for achieving the objectives set out in Protocol No 3 after the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union, the Union shall, exceptionally, request the United Kingdom to participate, within the framework of the Union delegation, in meetings or meetings of bodies where the Union considers that the presence of the United Kingdom is necessary and in the interest of the Union, in particular for the effective implementation of those agreements during the transition period; such presence shall be permitted only if the participation of the Member States is authorised under the agreements in force. the information referred to in Article 4(5) of Regulation (EC) No The 15 working day period referred to in Decision 139/2004 has expired without any of the Member States responsible for examining the concentration under its national competition law having expressed its rejection of the request to refer the case to the European Commission; or, if no agreement can be reached on the inclusion of the newly adopted act in the relevant Annex to this Protocol, examine all other possibilities for maintaining the proper functioning of this Protocol and adopt all conclusions necessary for that purpose. Accordingly, this Protocol shall not prevent the United Kingdom from including Northern Ireland in the territorial scope of any agreement with third countries, provided that such agreements do not affect the application of this Protocol. RECALLING that the Joint Declaration on the Sovereign Control Areas of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Cyprus, annexed to the Final Act of the Treaty of Accession of the United Kingdom to the European Communities, provides that the detailed rules for relations between the European Economic Community and the Sovereign Control Areas are to be established within the framework of an Agreement between the Community and the Republic of Cyprus, 8. Any subsequent agreement between the Union and the United Kingdom shall specify which parts of this Protocol it replaces. As soon as a subsequent Agreement between the Union and the United Kingdom becomes applicable after the entry into force of the Withdrawal Agreement, this Protocol shall not apply or cease to apply from the date of application of this subsequent Agreement and in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement which specify the effect of this Agreement on this Protocol; as the case may be, in whole or in part. In order to facilitate the most efficient handover of such equipment, the United Kingdom and the Community shall take the necessary legal measures to release the Community from its obligations and responsibilities under the Agreement of 25 March 1994 with British Nuclear Fuels PLC (now Sellafield Ltd). .