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The Utilities Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Utilities

    4. 4.Economic operators

    5. 5.Application

    6. 6.General exclusions

    7. 7.Exclusion of contracts awarded to affiliated undertakings or joint ventures

    8. 8.Exemption in respect of certain utilities operating in the energy sector

    9. 9.Exemption of contracts where activity is directly exposed to competition

    10. 10.Reserved contracts

    11. 11.Thresholds

  3. PART 2 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

    1. 12.Technical specifications in contract documents

    2. 13.Variants

  4. PART 3 PROCEDURES LEADING TO THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT

    1. 14.The open, restricted and negotiated procedures

    2. 15.Periodic indicative notices

    3. 16.Call for competition

    4. 17.Award without a call for competition

    5. 18.Framework agreements

    6. 19.Dynamic purchasing systems

    7. 20.Electronic auctions

    8. 21.Central purchasing bodies

    9. 22.Time limits

  5. PART 4 QUALIFICATION AND SELECTION OF ECONOMIC OPERATORS

    1. 23.General

    2. 24.Mutual recognition concerning administrative, technical or financial conditions

    3. 25.Qualification system

    4. 26.Criteria for rejection of economic operators

    5. 27.Criteria for selection of economic operators

    6. 28.Consortia

    7. 29.Corporations

  6. PART 5 THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT

    1. 30.Criteria for the award of a contract

    2. 31.Rejection of third country tenders – supply contracts

    3. 32.Contract award notices

    4. 33.Information about contract award procedures

  7. PART 6 SPECIALISED CONTRACTS

    1. 34.Design contests

  8. PART 7 MATTERS RELATING TO A CONTRACT

    1. 35.Obligations relating to taxes, environmental protection, employment protection and working conditions

    2. 36.Conditions for performance of contracts

  9. PART 8 MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 37.Preservation of records

    2. 38.Statistical and other reports

    3. 39.Provision of reports

    4. 40.Publication of notices

    5. 41.Confidentiality of information

    6. 42.Means of communication

    7. 43.Sub contracting

    8. 44.Attestation

  10. PART 9 APPLICATIONS TO THE COURT

    1. 45.Enforcement of obligations

    2. 46.Conciliation

  11. PART 10 REVOCATION, SAVINGS AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

    1. 47.Revocation

    2. 48.Savings and transitional provisions

  12. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      UTILITIES

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ACTIVITIES CONSTITUTING WORKS

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CATEGORIES OF SERVICES

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      EXTENSION TO NON-MEMBER STATES

  13. Explanatory Note

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