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Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Key concepts and application

    1. Contracting authorities

      1. 1.Contracting authorities

    2. Regulated procurements

      1. 2.Regulated procurements

    3. Regulated contracts

      1. 3.Regulated contracts

      2. 4.Excluded contracts

      3. 5.Estimated value of contract

    4. Framework agreements and dynamic purchasing systems

      1. 6.Framework agreements and call-off contracts

      2. 7.Dynamic purchasing systems

  3. Part 2 General duties and procurement strategies

    1. General duties

      1. 8.General duties

      2. 9.Sustainable procurement duty

      3. 10.Guidance on sustainable procurement duty

      4. 11.Supported businesses

      5. 12.Contracts for health or social care services

      6. 13.Guidance on procurements for health or social care services

      7. 14.Other circumstances in which contract can be awarded without competition

    2. Procurement strategy and annual report

      1. 15.Procurement strategy

      2. 16.Joint strategies

      3. 17.Compliance with strategy

      4. 18.Annual procurement reports

      5. 19.Publication etc.

      6. 20.Guidance

      7. 21.Annual report on procurement activity in Scotland

  4. Part 3 Specific duties

    1. Publication of notices on Public Contracts website

      1. 22.Public Contracts website

      2. 23.Publication of contract notices and award notices

    2. Community benefit requirements

      1. 24.Community benefit requirements

      2. 25.Community benefit requirements in major contracts

      3. 26.Guidance on community benefit requirements

    3. Selection of tenderers and award of contracts

      1. 27.Exclusion of economic operators on grounds of criminal activity

      2. 28.Selection of tenderers

      3. 29.Guidance on selection of tenderers and award of contracts

    4. Technical specifications

      1. 30.Technical specifications

    5. Charges for participation in procurement process

      1. 31.Charges for participation in procurement process

    6. Giving of reasons

      1. 32.Giving of reasons to unsuccessful participants

      2. 33.Request for further information

      3. 34.Withholding information

    7. Contracts register

      1. 35.Contracts register

    8. Procurement of recycled and recyclable products etc.

      1. 36.Amendment of Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

  5. Part 4 Remedies

    1. 37.Actionable duties

    2. 38.Procedure and time limits

    3. 39.Determination by the court

    4. 40.Transfer of forum for proceedings to First-tier Tribunal

  6. Part 5 General

    1. Interpretation

      1. 41.The Directive, Public Contracts Regulations and EU-regulated procurements

      2. 42.General interpretation

    2. Final provisions

      1. 43.Ancillary provision

      2. 44.Subordinate legislation

      3. 45.Commencement

      4. 46.Short title


      Contracting authorities

      1. Part 1 Scottish Administration and Scottish Parliament

        1. 1.Scottish Ministers

        2. 2.Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

        3. 3.Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer

        4. 4.Keeper of the Records of Scotland

        5. 5.Keeper of the Registers of Scotland

        6. 6.Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages for Scotland

        7. 7.Her Majesty's Inspectors of Constabulary

        8. 8.Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland

        9. 9.Her Majesty's Inspector of Anatomy for Scotland

        10. 10.Her Majesty's inspectors of schools (that is to say, the...

        11. 11.Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

        12. 12.Procurators fiscal

        13. 13.Scottish Housing Regulator

        14. 13A.Revenue Scotland

        15. 13B.Food Standards Scotland

        16. 13C.Scottish Fiscal Commission

      2. Part 2 Local government

        1. 14.A local authority

        2. 15.A joint board established by order under section 62A(1) or...

      3. Part 3 Others

        1. 16.Accounts Commission for Scotland

        2. 17.Architecture and Design Scotland

        3. 18.Audit Scotland

        4. 19.Auditor General for Scotland

        5. 20.Board of Trustees for the National Galleries of Scotland

        6. 21.Board of Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland

        7. 22.Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

        8. 23.Bòrd na Gàidhlig

        9. 24.Chief constable of the Police Service of Scotland

        10. 25.Children's Hearings Scotland

        11. 26.Commission for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland

        12. 27.Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland

        13. 28.Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service

        14. 28A.Community Justice Scotland

        15. 29.Creative Scotland

        16. 30.Crofting Commission

        17. 31.A Health Board (constituted under section 2(1)(a) of the National...

        18. 32.Healthcare Improvement Scotland

        19. 33.Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prosecution in Scotland

        20. 34.Highlands and Islands Enterprise

        21. 34A.Historic Environment Scotland.

        22. 35.Lands Tribunal for Scotland

        23. 36.Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland

        24. 37.Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

        25. 38.National Library of Scotland

        26. 39.A National Park authority established by virtue of a designation...

        27. 40.Parole Board for Scotland

        28. 41.Police Investigations and Review Commissioner

        29. 42.Private rented housing panel

        30. 43.Contracting authorities

        31. 44.Scottish Children's Reporter Administration

        32. 45.Scottish Commission for Human Rights

        33. 46.Scottish Court Service

        34. 47.Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission

        35. 48.Scottish Enterprise

        36. 49.Scottish Environment Protection Agency

        37. 50.Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

        38. 51.Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council

        39. 52.Scottish Information Commissioner

        40. 53.Scottish Land Court

        41. 54.Scottish Law Commission

        42. 55.Scottish Legal Aid Board

        43. 56.Scottish Legal Complaints Commission

        44. 57.Scottish Natural Heritage

        45. 58.Scottish Police Authority

        46. 59.Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

        47. 60.Scottish Qualifications Authority

        48. 61.Scottish Road Works Commissioner

        49. 62.Scottish Social Services Council

        50. 63.Scottish Sports Council

        51. 64.Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland

        52. 65.A Special Health Board (constituted under section 2(1)(b) of the...

        53. 66.Standards Commission for Scotland

        54. 67.The Skills Development Scotland Co. Ltd (registered number SC202659)

        55. 68.VisitScotland

        56. 69.Water Industry Commission for Scotland

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