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Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 7 – Dynamic purchasing systems

16.A dynamic purchasing system is a procedure through which a contracting authority may buy goods, services or works (construction). Section 7(1) gives power to the Scottish Ministers to make provision in regulations about the application of the provisions of the Act to dynamic purchasing systems and contracts awarded under them. These regulations are subject to affirmative procedure (see section 44(2)).

17.Section 7(2) defines dynamic purchasing systems for the purposes of this section.

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