Britain's Queen Elizabeth approves law seeking to block Oct. 31 no-deal Brexit
Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Monday gave final approval to a piece of legislation which seeks to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking the country out of the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31.
A bill that would force British Prime Minister to seek a delay to the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline if no deal is reached has become law with approval by Queen Elizabeth II.
The royal approval was announced Monday by Norman Fowler, the speaker of the House of Lords.
The queen's approval was seen as a formality after the bill was approved by Parliament. It is opposed by the government.
It is designed to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking Britain out of the European Union without an agreement with the other 27 nations in the bloc.
Johnson has said he will not seek a delay to the deadline.