Chapter 1 Introduction I.
What is Public Procurement? II.
The Importance of Public Procurement III.
The Market Framework for Government Procurement IV.
The Contractual Background V.
The Reasons for Regulating Public Procurement and the Recent “Global Revolution” VI.
The Limits of Legal and Importance of the procurement Environment VII.
Outline of the Book Chapter 2 The Domestic Regulation of Procurement I.
The Objectives of Domestic Procurement Policy: An Introduction III.
Regulatory Strategy IV.
The UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services Chapter 3 International Development Institutions and Public Procurement I.
An Overview of the Institutions III.
Procurements Financed by the Multilateral Development Banks IV.
Remedies: Does a Firm Have Legal Redress Against a Donor or Lender? V.
Tied Aid Chapter 4 International Free Trade Agreements I.
The Development of International Agreements on Public Procurement II.
The Objectives of Free Trade Agreements and the Obstacles to Success III.
Procurement Within the World Trade Organisation (WTO) IV.
Regional and Bilateral Agreements V.
The Relationship Between International and National Procurement Rules Chapter 5 Industrial, Social and Environmental Concerns in Public Procurement I
. Introduction II.
Industrial Objectives in Public Procurement III. Social and Environmental Objectives in Public Procurement IV.
Transparency in Implementing Secondary Objectives V
Industrial, Social and Environmental Objectives Under International Trade Chapter 6 The Coverage of Public Procurement Rules I.
Which Entities are Covered? III.
Which Types of Transactions are Covered? IV.
Value Thresholds Chapter 7 Procurement Planning I.
Procurement Documentation III
. Record Keeping, Debriefing and Disclosure of Information Chapter 8 Methods of Procurement I.
Formal Tendering Procedures III.
Two Stage Tendering IV.
Requests for Proposals (RFP) V.
Competitive Negotiation VI.
Single Source Procurement VII.
Requests for Quotations or Shopping Chapter 9 Publicity for Contract Opportunities I.
General Notices Giving Advance Publicity of Procurement Opportunities III.
Notices Advertising Specific Procurements IV.
The Place and Method of Publication V.
Content of Notices VI.
Should a Contract be Readvertised When Requirements Change? VII.
Exceptions to Publicity Requirements Chapter 10 Qualification, Prequalification and Shortlisting I.
Minimum Financial and Technical Criteria III.
Qualification Criteria Other Than Financial and Technical Criteria IV.
The Use of Lists in Contractor Chapter 11 Examination, Evaluation, Selection and Award I.
Contract Award and Notification of Unsuccessful Firms V.
Rejection of All Offers Chapter 12 Enforcement and Remedies I.
Review Procedures III.
Criminal, Administrative and Disciplinary Sanctions IV.
External Enforcement Authorities V.
Inter-Governmental Dispute Settlement