The Withdrawal Agreement, which comprises 599 pages, covers the following main areas:[16] A possible complication that could arise would be to consider that the agreement covers the issues of the Member States or the shared competence of the EU and the Member States. On the EU side, the European Parliament also approved the ratification of the agreement on 29 January 2020[40] and the Council of the European Union approved the conclusion of the agreement by email on 30 January 2020[41]. [42] As a result, the European Union also deposited, on 30 January 2020, its instrument of ratification, thus concluding the agreement[43] and brought it into force at 11 p.m at the time of the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union. . . .