A judge at Scotland’s highest civil court is considering a legal bid to stop the UK government from passing its proposed EU withdrawal agreement.
Anti-Brexit campaigners believe the deal contravenes legislation preventing Northern Ireland from forming part of a separate customs territory.
The UK government said the court should not stop the matter coming before Parliament.
MPs are due to debate the agreement at a special Commons sitting on Saturday.
Lord Pentland, who heard the legal arguments on Friday morning, said he hoped to deliver his decision by 17:00.
The petition was lodged at the Outer House of the Court of Session in Edinburgh on Thursday by campaigner Jo Maugham QC. Read more