Consultation outcome


This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

Cabinet Office response to the public consultation on implementing the ECJ decision on Uniplex.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Public consultation on options for how to comply with the European Court of Justice's decision in the Uniplex case.


Consultation description

The judgement of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the “Uniplex” case required changes to the general time limits for starting proceedings in the High Court by interested parties challenging decisions made by contracting authorities or utilities.

The government undertook a public consultation process on possible options for achieving compliance with the ECJ’s decision. The response document summarises the outcome of the consultation and explains the subsequent decisions and changes to the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.