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Part 4 - Contract Procedure Rules

Below are the Contract Procedure Rules.

41. All purchasing and disposal activities must:

a) achieve Best Value for public money spent in accordance with the duty on local authorities under Part I of the Local Government Act 1999 to secure continuous improvement in the way in which functions are exercised, having regard to a combination of economy, efficiency and effectiveness as implemented by the Council
b) support the Council’s corporate aims and policies
c) be consistent with the highest standards of integrity
d) ensure fairness and transparency in allocating public contracts
e) comply with all legal requirements
f) produce and maintain adequate records and a clear audit trail
g) be consistent with any procedures or guidance set out in accounting instructions and any procedures or guidance issued by the Assistant Director of Strategic Procurement.

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