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Stop Press! New Procurement Regulations In Force Today!

Published 18 April 2016

Today changes are made to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and the Concession Contracts Regulations 2016 and Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 come into force:

Public Sector Procurement

Small amendments have been made to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 which amend the mandatory exclusion criteria, so your standard PQQs will need to be updated to include these changes. We understand that the CCS is going to publish an amended version of the mandatory standard PQQ shortly.

Also, regulation 72 which deals with modifications to contracts has been slightly revised in relation to the additional works, supplies or services by the original contractor becoming necessary. Now, the requirement is that the change of contractor cannot be made for technical reasons and it would cause significant inconvenience or cost to the contracting authority and any increase to the contract price must not exceed 50% of the original contract value.

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