Approaching the market
This section outlines how agencies should approach the market.
How do I openly advertise?
Explains how an agency must openly advertise a contract opportunity.
Explains the requirements for an agency's GETS listing.
Notice of Procurement
Explains the requirements of a Notice of Procurement.
Content of Notice of Procurement
Explains what information must be included in a Notice of Procurement.
Other tender documents
Explains what other tender documents may be relevant to the procurement and how these documents should be made available to suppliers.
Managing the procurement process
Responding to queries
How an agency must reply to suppliers' questions about a procurement.
How an agency can make additional information available to suppliers participating in a procurement.
Changes to process or requirements
How an agency may make changes to its procurement process.
Treatment of responses
Explains how an agency should treat supplier responses to a procurement.
Reasons to exclude a supplier
Sets out the reasons an agency may exclude a supplier from participating in a contract opportunity.
Explains that an agency could run an e-auction after initially evaluating offers and the requirements agencies must comply with when running such an e-auction.