Services - 154374-2020

31/03/2020    S64

United Kingdom-Belfast: Hire of agricultural machinery with operator

2020/S 064-154374

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department of Finance
Postal address: 303 Airport Road West
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT3 9ED
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Collaboration.CPDfinance-ni.gov.uk
E-mail: Collaboration.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

ID 2654155 — NICS — Collaborative Arrangement for Vehicle and Plant Hire Services

Reference number: ID 2654155
II.1.2)Main CPV code
77111000 Hire of agricultural machinery with operator
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this framework will be to service the needs of all Northern Ireland Public Sector Bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy (NIPPP). The framework will provide Vehicle, Plant and Equipment hire services when required to https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/publications/list-public-bodies-which-can-participate-cpd-collaborative-frameworks

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 8 800 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Plant

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77111000 Hire of agricultural machinery with operator
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this framework will be to service the needs of all Northern Ireland Public Sector Bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy (NIPPP). The framework will provide Vehicle, Plant and Equipment hire services when required to https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/publications/list-public-bodies-which-can-participate-cpd-collaborative-frameworks

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The duration of the framework agreement is for 4 years.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Heavy Plant

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77111000 Hire of agricultural machinery with operator
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this framework will be to service the needs of all Northern Ireland Public Sector Bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy (NIPPP). The framework will provide vehicle, plant and equipment hire services when required to https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/publications/list-public-bodies-which-can-participate-cpd-collaborative-frameworks

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The duration of the framework agreement is for 4 years.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 243-597651
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 1
Title:

Lot 1: Plant

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/03/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 13
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 13
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 13
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 13
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Harold Graham Building Contractor And Plant Hire
Postal address: Makenny
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT94 1AG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: john@harold-graham.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: J.B. Plant Hire Ltd
Postal address: 168 Doogary Road
Town: Omagh
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT79 0HF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: omagh@jbplant.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Irwin GroundWorks
Postal address: 63 Conogher Rd
Town: Ballymoney
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT53 6NL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@irwingroundworks.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Belts Bearings
Postal address: 2 Druminally Road, Portadown
Town: Craigavon
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT62 1QS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: accountsbeltsbearings@btconnect.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: D A Contracts
Postal address: 5 Tullywill Road
Town: Armagh
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT60 2HQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: dacontracts@hotmail.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Gelvin Construction Ltd
Postal address: 59 Gelvin Road
Town: Dungiven
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT47 4QU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: gclballyness@aol.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Balloo Hire Centre Ltd
Postal address: 31 Sydenham Road
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT3 9DH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: terry.mcaviney@balloohire.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: F.A.L Plant amp, Tool Hire Ltd
Postal address: 159 Killadgas Road
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT94 2LS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: falhire@hotmail.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Maurice Flynn Sons Ltd
Postal address: 2 Springbank Road, Springbank Industrial Estate
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT17 0QL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: aidan@mauriceflynn.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hamilton Preston
Postal address: 5 Killyhevlin Industrial Estate Black Stick Road
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT74 4EB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: mark@hphire.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: K D M Hire Ltd
Postal address: 11 Killycolp Road
Town: Cookstown
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT80 9AD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: david@kdmhire.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: BJT Son Ltd
Postal address: 144 Kesh Road Irvinestown
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT94 1BS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: sales@bjtandsonltd.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: G A Parke Sons Ltd
Postal address: Newbuildings Industrial Estate
Town: Londonderry
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT47 2SX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: allister.parke@parkeshire.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 2 640 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 2 640 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2
Lot No: 2
Title:

Lot 2: Heavy Plant

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/03/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 39
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 39
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 39
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 39
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: P Duffy Contracts
Postal address: 1 Knockmore Heights Derrygonnelly
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT93 6FX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: paul.duffy85@hotmail.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: G.W.V. Contracts Ltd
Postal address: 42 Glebe Hill Road Tandragee
Town: Craigavon
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT62 2DP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: patrick.callow@mail.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Mountain Men Agri Ltd
Postal address: 9 Kings Road
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT92 5EQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: danielmaguire49@yahoo.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: JF Contracts
Postal address: 118five Mile Straight
Town: Maghera
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT46 5JP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: jfcontracts@hotmail.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Steven Duncan Plant Hire
Postal address: Ardakip
Town: Dromahair
NUTS code: IE IRELAND
Postal code: F91K C92
Country: Ireland
E-mail: steven.duncans@gmail.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: I L Contracts
Postal address: 2 Magherglass Road
Town: Cookstown
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT80 9HX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: tracy@ilcontracts.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Harold Graham Building Contractor And Plant Hire
Postal address: Makenny
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT94 1AG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: john@harold-graham.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: J.B. Plant Hire Ltd
Postal address: 168 Doogary Road
Town: Omagh
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT79 0HF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: omagh@jbplant.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Mullally Contracts
Postal address: 46 Abohill Rd Letterbreen
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT74 9AG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: neil_mullally@yahoo.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: McCreath Taylor NI Ltd
Postal address: 5 Flush Park
Town: Lisburn
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT28 2DX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: david@mccreathtaylorni.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: QB Contracts Ltd
Postal address: 1 Tandragee Road
Town: Dungannon
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT70 3DS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: louise@qb-construction.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: McDonald Harvesting Ltd
Postal address: 17 St. Marys Road Killyclogher
Town: Omagh
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT79 7JX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: mcdonaldharvestingltd@gmail.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Brown Bros
Postal address: 93 Moycraig Road
Town: Bushmills
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT57 8YB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@blackandco.org
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: C McCullagh Contracts Ltd
Postal address: 87a Mullan Road
Town: Cookstown
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT80 0JF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: cmccontacts@gmail.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Arnold Walker Contracts
Postal address: 134 Dooish Road, Drumquin
Town: Omagh
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT78 4RF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: awalkercontracts@googlemail.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Irwin GroundWorks
Postal address: 63 Conogher Rd
Town: Ballymoney
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT53 6NL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@irwingroundworks.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Belts Bearings
Postal address: 2 Druminally Road, Portadown
Town: Craigavon
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT62 1QS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: accountsbeltsbearings@btconnect.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: P McCloy Contracts
Postal address: 140c Largy Road Ahoghill
Town: Ballymena
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT42 2PT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: piaras_mccloy24@hotmail.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: JC Contracts
Postal address: 32 Ardgart Road
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT74 7FP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: jccontracts@hotmail.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: D A Contracts
Postal address: 5 Tullywill Road
Town: Armagh
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT60 2HQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: dacontracts@hotmail.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Leslie McGuckin
Postal address: 36 Ruskey Road
Town: Cookstown
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT80 0AA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: lesliemcguckin@btconnect.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Gelvin Construction Ltd
Postal address: 59 Gelvin Road
Town: Dungiven
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT47 4QU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: gclballyness@aol.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: P Quinn Plant Hire
Postal address: 22a Crooked Road Lislea
Town: Newry
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT35 9UZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: quinnpat669@gmail.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Balloo Hire Centre Ltd
Postal address: 31 Sydenham Road
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT3 9DH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: terry.mcaviney@balloohire.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Highway Barrier Solutions Ltd
Postal address: 40 Manse Road
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT8 6SA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: kieranmcbride@hbsonline.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: F.A.L Plant amp, Tool Hire Ltd
Postal address: 159 Killadgas Road
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT94 2LS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: falhire@hotmail.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Maurice Flynn Sons Ltd
Postal address: 2 Springbank Road, Springbank Industrial Estate
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT17 0QL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: aidan@mauriceflynn.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hamilton Preston
Postal address: 5 Killyhevlin Industrial Estate Black Stick Road
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT74 4EB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: mark@hphire.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: M A McManus
Postal address: 31 Jenkin Road
Town: Fivemiletown
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT75 0JL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: angela_mc@live.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Eugene Flanagan
Postal address: 12 Moybeg Road
Town: Magherafelt
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT45 5QH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: eugeneflan12@hotmail.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: K D M Hire Ltd
Postal address: 11 Killycolp Road
Town: Cookstown
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT80 9AD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: david@kdmhire.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Milligan Bros. Ltd
Postal address: 110 Edenamohill Road
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT93 0BA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: gail@milliganbrosltd.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: BJT Son Ltd
Postal address: 144 Kesh Road Irvinestown
Town: Enniskillen
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT94 1BS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: sales@bjtandsonltd.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: G A Parke Sons Ltd
Postal address: Newbuildings Industrial Estate
Town: Londonderry
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT47 2SX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: allister.parke@parkeshire.com
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: James Kernohan Sons M A McManus
Postal address: 18a Tamlough Road, Randalstown
Town: Antrim
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT41 3DP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: parts@jkernohans.co.uk
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 160 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 6 160 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Contract monitoring: the successful contractor’s performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. Contractors not delivering on contract requirements is a serious matter. It means the public purse is not getting what it is paying for. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach. satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in Construction and Procurement Delivery (CPD) for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a certificate of unsatisfactory performance and the contract may be terminated. The issue of a certificate of unsatisfactory performance will result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by centres of procurement expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland. Procurement Policy for a period of twelve months from the date of issue of the certificate.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for review/appeal or mediation procedures
Town: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD complied with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, incorporated a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information was communicated to tenderers. That notification provided full information on the award decision. This provided time for the unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract was entered into.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/03/2020