Part 1Key concepts and application

Framework agreements and dynamic purchasing systems

7Dynamic purchasing systems

(1)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations make provision about dynamic purchasing systems including, in particular, provision—

(a)applying this Act to the establishment and operation of a dynamic purchasing system as it applies to the carrying out of a regulated procurement with such modifications as the regulations may specify,

(b)modifying the application of this Act to a contract awarded under a dynamic purchasing system.

(2)For the purposes of subsection (1), a dynamic purchasing system is an electronic system—

(a)established by a contracting authority to purchase goods, services or works which are—

(i)commonly used by the authority, and

(ii)readily available on the market, and

(b)which is open to any economic operator who satisfies selection criteria specified by the contracting authority.