Procurement Bill [HL] (HL Bill 63)

Contents

  1. Part 1

    Key definitions

    1. 1.Contracting authorities

    2. 2.Public contracts

    3. 3.Valuation of contracts

    4. 4.Mixed procurement: above and below threshold

    5. 5.Utilities contracts

    6. 6.Defence and security contracts

    7. 7.Concession contracts

    8. 8.Light touch contracts

    9. 9.Mixed procurement: special regime contracts

  2. Part 2

    Principles and objectives

    1. 10.Procurement only in accordance with this Act

    2. 11.Procurement objectives

    3. 12.The national procurement policy statement

    4. 13.The Wales procurement policy statement

  3. Part 3

    Award of public contracts and procedures

    1. Preliminary steps

      1. 14.Planned procurement notices

      2. 15.Preliminary market engagement

      3. 16.Preliminary market engagement notices

      4. 17.Duty to consider lots

    2. Competitive award

      1. Terms of a procurement

        1. 18.Award of public contracts following a competitive tendering procedure

        2. 19.Competitive tendering procedures

        3. 20.Tender notices and associated tender documents

        4. 21.Conditions of participation

        5. 22.Award criteria

        6. 23.Refining award criteria

        7. 24.Sub-contracting specifications

      2. Exclusions and modifications

        1. 25.Excluding suppliers from a competitive award

        2. 26.Excluding suppliers from a competitive flexible procedure

        3. 27.Excluding suppliers by reference to sub-contractors

        4. 28.Excluding a supplier that is a threat to national security

        5. 29.Excluding suppliers for improper behaviour

        6. 30.Modifying a section procurement

      3. Reserving contracts to certain suppliers

        1. 31.Reserving contracts to supported employment providers

        2. 32.Reserving contracts to public service mutuals

      4. Awarding contracts by reference to dynamic markets

        1. 33.Competitive award by reference to dynamic markets

        2. 34.Dynamic markets: establishment

        3. 35.Dynamic markets: membership

        4. 36.Dynamic markets: removing members from the market

        5. 37.Dynamic markets: fees

        6. 38.Dynamic market notices

    3. Direct award

      1. 39.Direct award in special cases

      2. 40.Direct award to protect life, etc

      3. 41.Switching to direct award

      4. 42.Transparency notices

    4. Award under frameworks

      1. 43.Frameworks

      2. 44.Frameworks: maximum term

      3. 45.Frameworks: implied terms

      4. 46.Open frameworks

    5. After award, standstill periods and notices

      1. 47.Contract award notices and assessment summaries

      2. 48.Standstill periods on the award of contracts

      3. 49.Key performance indicators

      4. 50.Contract details notices and publication of contracts

    6. General provision about award and procedures

      1. Time limits and termination

        1. 51.Time limits

        2. 52.Procurement termination notices

      2. Technical specifications

        1. 53.Technical specifications

      3. Excluding suppliers

        1. 54.Meaning of excluded and excludable supplier

        2. 55.Considering whether a supplier is excluded or excludable

      4. Debarment

        1. 56.Notification of exclusion of supplier

        2. 57.Investigations of supplier: exclusion grounds

        3. 58.Investigations under section : reports

        4. 59.Debarment list

        5. 60.Debarment list: application for removal

        6. 61.Debarment decisions: appeals

  4. Part 4

    Management of public contracts

    1. Terms implied into public contracts

      1. 62.Electronic invoicing: implied term

      2. 63.Implied payment terms in public contracts

    2. Notices about payments and performance

      1. 64.Payments compliance notices

      2. 65.Information about payments under public contracts

      3. 66.Assessment of contract performance

    3. Sub-contracting

      1. 67.Sub-contracting: directions

      2. 68.Implied payment terms in sub-contracts

    4. Modifying public contracts

      1. 69.Modifying a public contract

      2. 70.Contract change notices

      3. 71.Voluntary standstill period on the modification of contracts

      4. 72.Publication of modifications

    5. Terminating public contracts

      1. 73.Implied right to terminate public contracts

      2. 74.Terminating public contracts: national security

      3. 75.Contract termination notices

  5. Part 5

    Conflicts of interest

    1. 76.Conflicts of interest: duty to identify

    2. 77.Conflicts of interest: duty to mitigate

    3. 78.Conflicts assessments

  6. Part 6

    Below-threshold contracts

    1. 79.Regulated below-threshold contracts

    2. 80.Regulated below-threshold contracts: procedure

    3. 81.Regulated below-threshold contracts: notices

    4. 82.Regulated below-threshold contracts: implied payment terms

  7. Part 7

    Implementation of international obligations

    1. 83.Treaty state suppliers

    2. 84.Treaty state suppliers: non-discrimination

    3. 85.Treaty state suppliers: non-discrimination in Scotland

  8. Part 8

    Information and notices: general provision

    1. 86.Pipeline notices

    2. 87.General exemptions from duties to publish or disclose information

    3. 88.Notices, documents and information: regulations

    4. 89.Electronic communications

    5. 90.Information relating to a procurement

    6. 91.Data protection

  9. Part 9

    Remedies for breach of statutory duty

    1. 92.Duties under this Act enforceable in civil proceedings

    2. 93.Automatic suspension of the entry into or modification of contracts

    3. 94.Interim remedies

    4. 95.Pre-contractual remedies

    5. 96.Post-contractual remedies

    6. 97.Post-contractual remedies: set aside conditions

    7. 98.Time limits on claims

  10. Part 10

    Procurement oversight

    1. 99.Procurement investigations

    2. 100.Recommendations following procurement investigations

    3. 101.Guidance following procurement investigations

  11. Part 11

    Appropriate authorities and cross-border procurement

    1. 102.Welsh Ministers: restrictions on the exercise of powers

    2. 103.Northern Ireland department: restrictions on the exercise of powers

    3. 104.Minister of the Crown: restrictions on the exercise of powers

    4. 105.Definitions relating to procurement arrangements

    5. 106.Powers relating to procurement arrangements

  12. Part 12

    Amendments and repeals

    1. 107.Disapplication of duty in section 17 of the Local Government Act 1988

    2. 108.Single source defence contracts

    3. 109.Concurrent powers and the Government of Wales Act 2006

    4. 110.Repeals etc

  13. Part 13

    General

    1. 111.Power to disapply this Act in relation to procurement by NHS in England

    2. 112.Power to amend this Act in relation to private utilities

    3. 113.Regulations

    4. 114.Interpretation

    5. 115.Index of defined expressions

    6. 116.Power to make consequential, etc, provision

    7. 117.Extent

    8. 118.Commencement

    9. 119.Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Threshold amounts

    2. Schedule 2

      Exempted contracts

    3. Schedule 3

      Estimating the value of a contract

    4. Schedule 4

      Utility activities

    5. Schedule 5

      Direct award justifications

    6. Schedule 6

      Mandatory exclusion grounds

      1. Part 1

        Offences

      2. Part 2

        Other mandatory exclusion grounds

      3. Part 3

        General

    7. Schedule 7

      Discretionary exclusion grounds

    8. Schedule 8

      Permitted contract modifications

    9. Schedule 9

      Treaty state suppliers (specified international agreements)

    10. Schedule 10

      Single source defence contracts

    11. Schedule 11

      Repeals and revocations