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Bulgaria: CPC rejects proposed amendments to Public Procurement Act

 |  October 19, 2012

Bulgaria’s Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC) has rejected a set of proposed amendments and supplements to the Public Procurement Act public procurement appeal procedures after indicating the necessity of amending the provisions. According to the CPC, the introduction of an additional ‘financial requirement’ would place an additional legal barrier preventing contracting under the Act. The watchdog believes that such legal barriers are against Bulgaria’s constitution or EU public procurement law. It continues to argue that the current act offers the most efficient mechanism for exercising control over legality of acts and contracts.

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Related Content: The Bulgarian Competition and State Aid Law and Institutions

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