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The Utilities Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2016

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15.—(1) These Regulations apply to a procurement where the estimated value of the contract to be awarded (not including VAT) is equal to or greater than—

(a)in the case of a supply or service contract or design contest, the amount specified in Article 15(a) of the Utilities Contracts Directive;

(b)in the case of a works contract, the amount specified in Article 15(b) of the Utilities Contracts Directive;

(c)in the case of a contract for a service listed in Schedule 2 (social and other specified services), the amount specified in Article 15(c) of the Utilities Contracts Directive.

(2) Where proposed works, acquisition of supplies or provision of services may be procured in the form of separate lots these Regulations do not apply to the award of a contract for a lot where—

(a)the estimated value of that lot is less than—

(i)80,000 Euros, in the case of supplies or services; or

(ii)1 million Euros, in the case of works; and

(b)the estimated total aggregate value of all such lots to be awarded without application of these Regulations does not exceed 20% of the estimated aggregate value of all the lots calculated in accordance with regulation 16 (methods for calculating the estimated value).

(3) References in paragraph (1) to the Utilities Contracts Directive are references to that Directive as amended from time to time.

(4) In this regulation reference to a “contract” includes reference to a framework agreement, dynamic purchasing system and design contest.

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