Part 4 - Contract Standing Orders

Below are the Contract Standing Orders.

Prevention of Corruption and Declaration of Interests

16.1     Officers shall comply with the Council’s Code of Conduct for Employees and the Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy Statement and Strategy. In particular:

  1. a) no officer shall use or be seen to use their position to obtain any personal or private benefit (including benefit accruing to connected third parties) from any contract entered into by the Council;
  2. b) officers’ attention is drawn to the provisions of the Code of Conduct relating to the separation of roles during tendering.

16.2     With regards to any contract that has been proposed or entered into by the Council, officers must disclose in writing to their Director any instances:

  1. a) where they have any relationship with a supplier; or
    b)   where they have any personal interest (financial or non-financial) which could reasonably be considered to conflict with the Council’s interests.

Procurement guidance

In support of these Standing Orders, the Assistant Director of Strategic Procurement may issue guidance, procedures and standard documents as Procurement Guidance. Authorised Officers shall comply with such guidance when undertaking procurement activities and contract management.

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