Abbreviations and acronyms

ACPB

Act respecting contracting by public bodies

AMF

Autorité des marchés financier (Financial Market Authority)

AMP

Autorité des marchés publics (Public Procurement Authority)

ANAC

Autorità Nazzionale Anticorruzione (National Anti-Corruption Agency)

APS

American Purchasing Society

BCP

Bureau du commissaire aux plaintes (Office of the Complaints Commissioner)

BIG

Bureau de l'inspecteur général de la ville de Montréal (Office of the Inspector General of the City of Montréal)

BIOS

Bureau Integriteitsbevordering Openbare Sector (National Ethics Office)

BNQ

Bureau de normalisation du Québec (Quebec Standardization Bureau)

BPME

Bureau des petites et moyennes entreprises (Office of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises)

BRIAS

Bid-Rigging Indicator Analysis System

CA

Contracting Authority

CCAF

Comité d'audit de l'administration fédérale (Audit Committee of the Federal Administration)

CETA

Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

CFT

Call for Tenders

CFTA

Canadian Free Trade Agreement

CMP

Contract Management Policy

CMQ

Commission municipale du Québec (Quebec Municipal Commission)

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CSPQ

Centre de services partagés du Québec (Shared Services Centre of Quebec)

DGT

Direction générale territoriale (Territorial General Directorate)

EU

European Union

FQM

Fédération québécoise des municipalités (Quebec Federation of Municipalities)

FRVI

Forum des responsables de la vérification interne (Forum of Internal Audit Leaders)

GTCF

Grupo de Trabajo sobre la Coordinación para la Fiscalización (Working Group on Audit Coordination)

IEC

Independent Experts Committee

IIA

Institute of Internal Auditors

IMSS

Instituto Mexicano de Seguro Social (Social Security Institute of Mexico)

ISO

International Organisation for Standardisation

ITT

Invitation To Tender

LAMP

Loi sur l'Autorité des marchés publics (Act respecting the Autorité des marchés publics)

LCC

Life Cycle Cost

LCLCC

Anti-Corruption Act

LCV

Cities and Towns Act

MAMH

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

MIT

Ministero delle Infrastrutture e dei Trasporti (Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport)

MTESS

Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity

MTQ

Quebec Ministry of Transportation

NHS

National Health System

NPO

Non-profit organisation

OECD

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

OFPP

Office of Federal Procurement Policy

OGPR

Office of Public Procurement Review

OQTCA

Ontario-Quebec Trade and Cooperation Agreement

PGAGL

Programme gouvernemental d'apprentissage du gestionnaire-leader (Government Manager-Leader Apprenticeship Programme)

PIMAC

Public and Private Infrastructure Investment Management Center

PSDPA

Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act

PSPC

Public Services and Procurement Canada

QAG

Quebec Auditor General

RAMQ

Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (Quebec Health Insurance Board)

RARC

Responsable de l'application des règles contractuelles (Office responsible for enforcing contractual rules)

RCAOP

Règlement sur certains contrats d'approvisionnement des organismes publics (Regulation respecting certain supply contracts of public bodies)

RCM

Regional County Municipality

RCOPTI

Règlement sur les contrats des organismes publics en matière de technologies de l'information (Regulation respecting contracts of public bodies in the field of information technology)

RENA

Registre des entreprises non admissibles aux contrats publics (Register of companies ineligible for government contracts)

SAB

Standards Assessment Body

SAI

Supreme Audit Institutions

SAM

System for Award Management

SAP

Sourcing Activities Plan

SCC

Standards Council of Canada

SEAO

Système électronique d'appel d'offres (Electronic Tendering System)

SIS

Special Investigation Service

SQI

Société québécoise des infrastructures (Quebec Infrastructure Society)

TBS

Treasury Board Secretariat

UGAP

Union des groupements d'achats publics (Centralised public purchasing organisation)

UMQ

Union des municipalités du Québec (Union of Quebec Municipalities)

UPAC

Unité permanente anticorruption (Permanent Anti-Corruption Unit)

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