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25/11/2016    S228

Norway-Oslo: Legal services

2016/S 228-416797

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Skatteetaten [The Norwegian Tax Administration]
National registration number: 974 761 076
Postal address: Postboks 9200 Grønland
Town: Oslo
Postal code: 0134
Country: Norway
Contact person: Procurements
For the attention of: Per-Ole Røine
E-mail: per-ole.roine@skatteetaten.no
Fax: +47 22077108

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.skatteetaten.no

Electronic access to information: https://tendsign.no/doc.aspx?UniqueId=afvrjgjkvh&GoTo=Docs

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://tendsign.no/doc.aspx?UniqueId=afvrjgjkvh&GoTo=Tender

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: TendSign
Internet address: https://tendsign.no/doc.aspx?UniqueId=afvrjgjkvh&GoTo=QA

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
Official name: TendSign
Internet address: https://tendsign.no/doc.aspx?UniqueId=afvrjgjkvh&GoTo=Docs

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: TendSign
Internet address: https://tendsign.no/doc.aspx?UniqueId=afvrjgjkvh&GoTo=Tender

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Other
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
The procurement of legal advisory services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 21: Legal services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Norway.

NUTS code NO NORGE

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 000 000 NOK
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Contracting Authority wishes, on behalf of the Norwegian Tax Administration, c/o the Tax Administration's IT and Service Partner (henceforth also referred to as SITS), to sign a framework agreement with a law firm for legal advisory services in connection with procurements of goods, services and properties (administrating and hiring), as well as assistance regarding labour legislation questions.
See further description in the requirement specification in the framework agreement's annex 1.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79100000 Legal services, 79111000 Legal advisory services

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Option for 1 + 1 year extension of the contract.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
20160058
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
16.12.2016 - 10:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Other: Norwegian.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
until: 15.3.2017
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 16.12.2016 - 10:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24.11.2016