This note outlines a number of amendments to the public procurement regulations that will come into effect from October 2011.
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This procurement policy information note outlines a number of amendments to the public procurement regulations that will come into effect from October 2011. It covers the following:
- changes to the time limits for Court challenges to procurement decisions, following the European Court of Justice’s “Uniplex” ruling, and some related procedural changes
- modifications to the criteria for the ‘automatic suspension’
- amendments to the definitions of certain offences and other causes for which economic operators may, or must, be rejected
- Machinery of Government changes affecting the Office of Government Commerce (OGC)
- a few miscellaneous minor updates, improvements and corrections