Committee on Constitutional Affairs (AFCO)

The Parliamentary Committee on Constitutional Affairs is responsible for:

  • 1. 
    The institutional aspects of the European integration process, in particular in the framework of the preparation and proceedings of conventions and intergovernmental conferences
  • 2. 
    The implementation of the EU Treaty and the assessment of its operation
  • 3. 
    The institutional consequences of enlargement negotiations of the Union
  • 4. 
    interinstitutional relations, including, in view of their approval by Parliament, examination of interinstitutional agreements pursuant to Rule 127(2) of the Rules of Procedure
  • 5. 
    Uniform electoral procedure
  • 6. 
    Political parties at European level, without prejudice to the competences of the Bureau
  • 7. 
    The determination of the existence of a serious and persistent breach by a Member State of the principles common to the Member States
  • 8. 
    The interpretation and application of the Rules of Procedure and proposals for amendments thereto