PUBLIC PROCUREMENT LATEST

BY KEITH NUTHALL
LOCAL authorities will have to use common legal terminology in public procurement procedures, matching that used in every Member State of the European Union, if a proposed regulation from the European Commission is agreed by EU ministers. Brussels wants its Common Procurement Vocabulary - currently just one of several systems in use - to be made mandatory for contracts and tender documents. Said a Commission statement: "The universal use of the CPV would help to ensure that the subject matter of contracts could be accurately identified, ...


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