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Greater London Authority Act 2007

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39Information about waste contracts

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(1)Section 358 of the GLA Act 1999 (information about new waste contracts) is amended as follows.

(2)For subsection (1) substitute—

(1)If, in the awarding of a waste contract, a waste authority in compliance with the public procurement regulations is required—

(a)to send to the European Commission a first information notice relating to the awarding of the contract, or

(b)to publish such a notice on the authority’s buyer profile,

subsection (1A) below applies.

(1A)The authority shall not send or publish that notice unless—

(a)it has notified the Mayor that it proposes to send or publish such a notice, and

(b)a period of at least 56 days beginning with the day on which the Mayor is so notified has elapsed..

(3)After subsection (1A) insert—

(1B)If, in the awarding of a waste contract, a waste authority in compliance with the public procurement regulations—

(a)is not required to send or publish a first information notice, but

(b)is required to send to the Official Journal of the European Union a second information notice relating to the awarding of the contract,

subsection (1C) below applies.

(1C)The authority shall not send that notice unless—

(a)it has notified the Mayor that it proposes to send such a notice, and

(b)a period of at least 108 days beginning with the day on which the Mayor is so notified has elapsed..

(4)In subsection (3) for “subsection (1)” substitute “subsection (1A), (1C)”.

(5)In section 356(3) of that Act (directions by Mayor) for “Official Journal of the European Communities” substitute “Official Journal of the European Union”.

(6)Section 360 of that Act (interpretation) is amended as follows.

(7)In subsection (2) insert at the appropriate place—

“buyer profile” has the same meaning as in the public procurement regulations,.

(8)In subsection (3)(a) and (b) for “the Official Journal of the European Union” substitute “the European Commission”.

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