Services - 222903-2016

01/07/2016    S125

Belgium-Brussels: Consultancy services for completeness and compliance checks of national transposition measures and other legal assessment services in the field of EU public procurement law

2016/S 125-222903

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Directorate G: Single Market for Public Administrations
Postal address: avenue des Nerviens 105
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
E-mail: grow-G3@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/index_en.htm
Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/contracts-grants/calls-for-tenders/index_en.htm
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1422
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1422
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Consultancy services for completeness and compliance checks of national transposition measures and other legal assessment services in the field of EU public procurement law.

Reference number: 556/PP/2016/FC.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Following Member States' formal notification of national transposition measures, the Commission shall seek to receive assessment on the completeness of the transposition of EU Public Procurement Directives (i.e. Directive 2014/23/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2014/25/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council), as well as comprehensive and in-depth legal analysis about the compliance with EU Directives of the national transposition measures and the translation of those national measures into English. Moreover, the Commission may request a legal analysis concerning the national provisions that — in regulating public procurement issues and within the respect of EU rules in that field — go beyond the scope of the EU Directives (for more details, see the technical specifications).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The framework contract on ‘consultancy services for completeness and compliance checks of national transposition measures and other legal assessment services in the field of EU public procurement law’ establishes the basic terms for a series of subsequent orders/specific contracts. The aim of those orders/specific contracts shall be (i) to define the tasks to be carried out by the contractor concerning the completeness assessment; the translation and the compliance assessment; and, when required, the legal assessment of accompanying national provisions which — in regulating public procurement issues and within the respect of EU rules in that field — go beyond the scope of the EU Directives; (ii) to identify the Public Procurement Directives for which the relevant assessments are needed (i.e. Directive 2014/23/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2014/25/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council); and (iii) to identify the EU Member States covered, following the formal notification to the Commission of national transposition measures.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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: yes
Identification of the project: Commission Decision C(2016) 1847 final.
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

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
Framework agreement with a single operator
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 22/08/2016
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24/08/2016
Local time: 11:00
Place:

See the specifications.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/06/2016