Part 4 - Contract Standing Orders

Below are the Contract Standing Orders.

8.1       Without prejudice to CSO 8.2, where a collaborative contract or framework has been let by another public authority or central buying organisation through competition, and in accordance with its own contract standing orders and legal requirements, this contract shall be deemed to comply with the Council’s Contract Standing Orders.

8.2       Before using any collaborative contract, an officer must first verify that:

  1. a) the contract was procured in accordance with all relevant UK and EU law; and
  2. b) the contract was advertised appropriately, and specifically that the scope of the advert allowed the contract’s use by the Council; and
  3. c) the contract has been let on appropriate conditions of contract; and
  4. d) the contract offers, or is reasonably likely to offer, better overall value for money, or benefit to the Council, than the Council could achieve through independent procurement
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