Downing Street said a White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill will be published on Thursday, in a week it claimed would "mark a defining moment in this country's history".
The dramatic move came ahead of speculation that Theresa May will visit Scotland before triggering Article 50, the formal process for leaving the EU is triggered, on Wednesday.
A Scottish government source said: “It’s quite clear from the tone that Brussels is open to the idea of Scotland keeping its place in Europe, in line with the way people here voted, even if that was conditional on the outcome of the independence referendum.
That openness contrasts with the Tory intransigence we have seen from Westminster.
SCOTLAND and Northern Ireland could both remain in the EU pending an independence referendum, according to papers published by a European Parliament committee.
The details emerged as the UK government confirmed the start of the formal Brexit process this week, stating it would make sure "control of our laws lies in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast".
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In a measure which could cause extra friction with the EU, if relatives arrive after Britain’s departure there will be strict curbs.EU law is divided into 'primary' and 'secondary' legislation.The treaties (primary legislation) are the basis or ground rules for all EU action.In 2016, the prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages in Denmark were 148 % of the EU average, while in Poland and Romania they were 62 % of the EU average.Alcohol was priced in Finland at 176 % of the EU average, but at 65 % in Bulgaria.A spokesman for the First Minister said Nicola Sturgeon "would be happy to meet her [May] if and when this [visit] takes place".