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Part 2 SGeneral duties and procurement strategies

General dutiesS

12Contracts for health or social care servicesS

(1)Despite section 8, a contracting authority may award a contract for a health or social care service without seeking offers in relation to the proposed contract.

(2)In relation to a regulated procurement where, by virtue of subsection (1), a contracting authority does not seek offers, section 23(1) does not apply.

(3)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations make provision specifying what is a health or social care service for the purposes of subsection (1) and section 13(1).


Commencement Information

I1S. 12 in force at 18.4.2016 by S.S.I. 2016/30, art. 3 (with art. 5)