Matters related to external affairs - Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee

The Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee was established on 26 May 2021 to carry out the functions of the responsible committee set out in Standing Order 21 and Standing Order 26C, and to consider any other matter relating to: legislation, devolution, the constitution (including Wales’s constitutional future), justice, and external affairs.


Non-trade international agreements


Under the external affairs workstream, the Committee is responsible for the scrutiny of non-trade international agreements.


UK - EU governance 


The Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee is undertaking an inquiry into UK-EU governance.


Further information on the Committee’s consideration of matters related to external affairs, including relevant correspondence, can be found under ‘Related Meetings’.

Engagement activity


The committee held a discussion with experts on the topic of ‘Wales in the UK: Legislating in a changing constitutional context’. A summary of the  discussions [PDF, 118KB]  along with a background briefing [PDF 173 KB] for the event have been published.



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First published: 25/08/2021