To consider and report on:
(a) Proposals for European Communities legislation
(b) The implementation of European Communities legislation
(c) Any European Communities or European Union issue
(d) The development and implementation of the Scottish Administration's links with countries and territories outside Scotland, the European Communities (and their institutions) and other international organisations; and
(e) Co-ordination of the international activities of the Scottish Administration.
The European and External Relations Committee succeeded the former European Committee. (As agreed by resolution of the Parliament on 5 March 2003)