Creating an association to manage waste was deemed internal reorganisation and not a public contract © People Images/Getty Images
Creating an association to manage waste was deemed internal reorganisation and not a public contract © People Images/Getty Images

A third way to share public contracts

20 February 2017

A recent ruling on waste management suggests a new, non-tender route for public-to-public contracting, explains James Clayton, senior associate, commercial and procurement, at Hill Dickinson.

When contracting authorities let public contracts to one another, until now there have only been two principal exceptions from having to apply the detailed letter of applicable public procurement law, including offering a competitive tender.

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