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Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Charges for participation in procurement process

Section 31 – Charges for participation in procurement process

67.Section 31 prohibits a contracting authority charging a supplier any sort of fee for participation in the procurement process. This includes a fee to provide any document required to participate in that process.

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