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UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services, 1994 [Excerpt of A/49/17]

ANNEX I

ANNEX I

Preamble  1 

CHAPTER I - GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 1 - Scope of application

Article 2 - Definitions

Article 3 - International obligations of this State relating to procurement [and intergovernmental agreements within (this State)]

Article 4 - Procurement regulations

Article 5 - Public accessibility of legal texts

Article 6 - Qualifications of suppliers and contractors

Article 7 - Prequalification proceedings

Article 8 - Participation by suppliers or contractors

Article 9 - Form of communications

Article 10 - Rules concerning documentary evidence provided by suppliers or contractors

Article 11 - Record of procurement proceedings

Article 12 - Rejection of all tenders, proposals, offers or quotations

Article 13 - Entry into force of the procurement contract

Article 14 - Public notice of procurement contract awards

Article 15 - Inducements from suppliers or contractors

Article 16 - Rules concerning description of goods, construction or services

Article 17 - Language

CHAPTER II - METHODS OF PROCUREMENT AND THEIR CONDITIONS FOR USE

Article 18 - Methods of procurement  2 

Article 19 - Conditions for use of two-stage tendering, request for proposals or competitive negotiation

Article 20 - Conditions for use of restricted tendering

Article 21 - Conditions for use of request for quotations

Article 22 - Conditions for use of single-source procurement

CHAPTER III - TENDERING PROCEEDINGS

SECTION I - SOLICITATION OF TENDERS AND OF APPLICATIONS TO PREQUALIFY

Article 23 - Domestic tendering

Article 24 - Procedures for soliciting tenders or applications to prequalify

Article 25 - Contents of invitation to tender and invitation to prequalify

Article 26 - Provision of solicitation documents

Article 27 - Contents of solicitation documents

Article 28 - Clarifications and modifications of solicitation documents

SECTION II - SUBMISSION OF TENDERS

Article 29 - Language of tenders

Article 30 - Submission of tenders

Article 31 - Period of effectiveness of tenders; modification and withdrawal of tenders

Article 32 - Tender securities

SECTION III - EVALUATION AND COMPARISON OF TENDERS

Article 33 - Opening of tenders

Article 34 - Examination, evaluation and comparison of tenders

Article 35 - Prohibition of negotiations with suppliers or contractors

Article 36 - Acceptance of tender and entry into force of procurement contract

CHAPTER IV - PRINCIPAL METHOD FOR PROCUREMENT OF SERVICES

Article 37 - Notice of solicitation of proposals

Article 38 - Contents of requests for proposals for services

Article 39 - Criteria for the evaluation of proposals

Article 40 - Clarification and modification of requests for proposals

Article 41 - Choice of selection procedure

Article 42 - Selection procedure without negotiation

Article 43 - Selection procedure with simultaneous negotiations

Article 44 - Selection procedure with consecutive negotiations

Article 45 - Confidentiality

CHAPTER V - PROCEDURES FOR ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF PROCUREMENT

Article 46 - Two-stage tendering

Article 47 - Restricted tendering

Article 48 - Request for proposals

Article 49 - Competitive negotiation

Article 50 - Request for quotations

Article 51 - Single-source procurement

CHAPTER VI - REVIEW  3 

Article 52 - Right to review

Article 53 - Review by procuring entity (or by approving authority)

Article 55 - Certain rules applicable to review proceedings under article 53 [and article 54]

Article 56 - Suspension of procurement proceedings

Article 57 - Judicial review

Endnotes

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UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services, 1994

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UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services, 1994 [Excerpt of A/49/17]

CHAPTER I - GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 2 - Definitions

For the purposes of this Law:

(a) "procurement" means the acquisition by any means of goods, construction or services;

(b) "procuring entity" means:

i. Option I for subparagraph (i)

any governmental department, agency, organ or other unit, or any subdivision thereof, in this State that engages in procurement, except ...; (and)

Option II for subparagraph (i)

any department, agency, organ or other unit, or any subdivision thereof, of the ("Government" or other term used to refer to the national Government of the enacting State) that engages in procurement, except ...; (and)

ii. (the enacting State may insert in this subparagraph and, if necessary, in subsequent subparagraphs, other entities or enterprises, or categories thereof, to be included in the definition of "procuring entity");

(c) "goods" means objects of every kind and description including raw materials, products and equipment and objects in solid, liquid or gaseous form, and electricity, as well as services incidental to the supply of the goods if the value of those incidental services does not exceed that of the goods themselves; (the enacting State may include additional categories of goods)

(d) "construction" means all work associated with the construction, reconstruction, demolition, repair or renovation of a building, structure or works, such as site preparation, excavation, erection, building, installation of equipment or materials, decoration and finishing, as well services incidental to construction such as drilling, mapping, satellite photography, seismic investigations and similar services provided pursuant to the procurement contract, if the value of those services does not exceed that of the construction itself;

(e) "services" means any object of procurement other than goods or construction; (the enacting State may specify certain objects of procurement which are to be treated as services)

(f) "supplier or contractor" means, according to the context, any potential party or the party to a procurement contract with the procuring entity;

(g) "procurement contract" means a contract between the procuring entity and a supplier or contractor resulting from procurement proceedings;

(h) "tender security" means a security provided to the procuring entity to secure the fulfillment of any obligation referred to in article 32 (1) (f) and includes such arrangements as bank guarantees, surety bonds, stand-by letters of credit, cheques on which a bank is primarily liable, cash deposits, promissory notes and bills of exchange;

(i) "currency" includes monetary unit of account.


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