Publication - Guidance

Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014: statutory guidance

Published: 17 Mar 2016
Directorate:
Scottish Procurement and Commercial Directorate
Part of:
Public sector
ISBN:
9781786520272

Guidance on procurement strategies and annual reports, the sustainable procurement duty, community benefit, tenders and award of contracts.

104 page PDF

4.5 MB

104 page PDF

4.5 MB

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Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014: statutory guidance
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Erratum

An erratum was published on 19 August 2016 to reflect a revision within Annex C - Table C.1. - List of Health or Social Security Care Services covered by this chapter.

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Chapter 1
1. Introduction

1.1. Introduction
1.2. Policy context
1.3. Legal context

Chapter 2
2. Procurement strategies and annual procurement reports
2.1. Introduction
2.2. Purpose of this Chapter
2.3. Legal basis of this Chapter
2.4. Preparing a strategy
2.5. Form and content
2.6. Monitoring, reviewing and reporting on a procurement strategy

Chapter 3
3. Sustainable procurement duty
3.1. Introduction
3.2. Purpose of this Chapter
3.3. Legal basis of this Chapter
3.4. Improving the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of the authority’s area
3.5. Facilitating the involvement of small and medium enterprises ( SMEs), third sector bodies and supported businesses
3.6 Promoting innovation

Chapter 4
4. Community benefit requirements in procurement
4.1. Introduction
4.2. Purpose of this Chapter
4.3. Legal basis of this Chapter
4.4. When to use community benefit requirements
4.5. Identifying community benefit requirements through stakeholder consultation
4.6. Incorporating community benefit requirements into the procurement process
4.7. Other guidance and examples

Chapter 5
5. Selection of tenderers and award of contracts
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Purpose of this Chapter
5.3. Legal basis of this Chapter
5.4. Exclusion of economic operators
5.5. Basis on which to select economic operators
5.6 European Single Procurement Document
5.7. Award of contracts

Chapter 6
6. Procurement for health or social care services
6.1. Introduction – special considerations for the procurement for health or social care services
6.2. Purpose of this Chapter
6.3. Legal basis and scope of this Chapter
6.4. Links to supporting best-practice guidance specifically covering care and support services
6.5. Interpretation of this Chapter
6.6. Summary of the changes to the public procurement rules affecting health or social care services
6.7. Specific changes to the public procurement rules for health or social care services
6.8. Quality and cost considerations before procuring
6.9. Application of the rules – thresholds and other considerations before procuring health or social care services
6.10. Compliance

Annex A: Community benefit requirements in procurement
Annex A.1. Community benefit requirements – key National Outcomes
Annex A.2. Monitoring and reporting

Annex B: Selection of tenderers and award of contracts
Annex B.1. Exclusion grounds

Annex C: Procurement for health or social care services
Annex C.1. List of health or social care services covered by this Chapter
Annex C.2. Flowchart – illustration of considerations that may help decision making in relation to the continuation of an existing service – more commonly recognised in a care and support service context

Annex D: Definitions

Annex E: Resources


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