Public procurement - project delivery training framework: buyer's guide

Buyer's guide for the project delivery framework.

Framework agreement access

The framework agreement will be available for use by:

  • the Scottish Ministers (including agencies)
  • any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament Bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001
  • bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001
  • the Business Gateway National Unit at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA)
  • business Stream Ltd
  • commissioner of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board
  • councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994
  • cross- border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998
  • equality and Human Rights Commission
  • the Forestry Commission
  • further or Higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005
  • the Integrated Joint Boards established further to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act 2014
  • NHS Scotland
  • offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices
  • the Scotland Office
  • the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
  • Scottish health boards or special health boards
  • Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies
  • the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body
  • the Scottish Police Authority
  • the Student Loans Company Limited
  • any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing bodies, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing

In addition to the contracting authorities listed, the framework agreement will be available to charities entered on the Scottish Charity Register and voluntary organisations entered on the Membership Database of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.

Information about Scottish public bodies  

Note: It is the responsibility of any framework public body organisation wishing to use the framework agreement to satisfy itself that it is eligible to do so. Entitlement guidance on this can be found in Annex A of Scottish Government Guidance on Framework Agreements. If there is any doubt, legal advice should be sought.



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