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Public Procurement Review and Remedies Systems in the European Union You do not have access to this content

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14 Nov 2007
Pages:
110
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No.:
13,
Volume:
7,
Issue:
4
Pages:
1–110
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/oecd_papers-v7-art13-en

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The main objective for the establishment of a public procurement complaints review and remedies system is to enforce the practical application of substantive public procurement legislation. Such a system gives this legislation its "teeth": the possibility of review and remedies serves as a deterrent to breaking the law and thus encourages compliance. Moreover, violations of the law and genuine mistakes can be corrected. Therefore, a functioning public procurement review and remedies system may ultimately contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the substantive rules, such as non-discrimination and equal treatment, transparency, and value for money. The public procurement review and remedies systems of EU Member States need to comply with the requirements of European Community law: the EC Treaty, the EC Public Sector Remedies Directive 89/665/EEC and the EC Utilities Remedies Directive 92/13/EEC...
 
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