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Main EU documents regulating PP

1. Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions Public procurement for a better environment {SEC(2008) 2124} {SEC(2008) 2125} {SEC(2008) 2126}

2. Communication from the Commission: Corresponding values of the thresholds of Directives 2004/17/EC, 2004/18/EC and 2009/81/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (2011/C 353/01)

3. Regulation (EC) No 2195/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 November 2002 on the Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

4. Commission staff working document: Requirements for conducting public procurement using electronic means under the new public procurement Directives 2004/18/EC and 2004/17/EC

 

EU PP documents in the area of defence and security

1. Commission Green Paper of 23 September 2004 on defence procurement [COM(2004) 608] - Not published in the Official Journal

2. Commission interpretative communication of 7 December 2006 on the application of Article 296 of the Treaty in the field of defence procurement [COM(2006) 779] - Not published in the Official Journal

 

Dematerialisation of public procurement markets

1. Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions [COM(2012) 179] - Not published in the Official Journal

2. Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - The Role of eGovernment for Europe's Future [SEC(2003) 1038]

 

Public private partnerships

1. Commission interpretative communication on the application of Community law on Public Procurement and Concessions to institutionalised PPP (IPPP) [2008/C 91/02 – Official Journal C 91 of 12.4.2008]

2. Green Paper on public-private partnerships and Community law on public contracts and concessions [COM(2004) 327 final]

3. Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions of 19 November 2009 - Mobilising private and public investment for recovery and long term structural change: developing Public Private Partnerships [COM(2009) 615] - Not published in the Official Journal

4. Commission interpretative communication on concessions under Community law [Official Journal C 121 of 29.04.2000]

 

Reforming the EU PP legislation

Information regarding new proposals amending the EU PP rules can be found at this website

http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/publicprocurement/modernising_rules/reform_proposals_en.htm

 

Other EU PP documents

1. Commission interpretative communications on the Community law applicable to contract awards not or not fully subject to the provisions of the Public Procurement Directives (2006/C 179/02)

2. Golden rules of e-procurement EU good practice

http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/publicprocurement/e-procurement/golden-book/catalogue_en.htm

3. Document summing up the decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union (before European Court of Justice). Although it is from 2007, contains useful overview of the case decisions