Policy/Legislation

Policy & strategy documents/reports and statutory instruments, etc Click on one of the items below.

1. Public Sector Procurement Regulations 2006

Regulations made by the Minister for Finance under SI 329 of 2006 implementing EU public procurement Directive 2004/18/EC and other minor provisions. A brief explanatory note and a table correlating the Regulations and equivalent Directive Articles (not part of the Instrument) are included at the end of the document.
This version is PDF.

1. Public Sector Procurement Regulations 2006

2. European Communities (Award of Contracts by Utility Undertakings) Regulations 2007

Regulations made by the Minister for Finance under SI 50 of 2007 implementing EU public Procurement Directive 2004/17/EC and amending Directive 2005/51/EC. A brief explanatory note and a table correlating the Regulations and equivalent Directive Articles (not part of the Instrument) are included at the end of the document.

2. European Communities (Award of Contracts by Utility Undertakings) Regulations 2007

3. National Public Procurement Policy Framework

National Public Procurement Policy Framework for driving the four strands of the procurement reform agenda - i.e., aggregating public sector demand, building procurement capacity/capability in the public sector, developing procurement training and education and incremental development of eProcurement systems. Note that this version of the document is available in hardcopy, on request, from eproc@finance.gov.ie.

3. National Public Procurement Policy Framework

4. Improving SME Access to Public Procurement

This document attempts to outline factors that impact on the SME sector in accessing public procurement opportunities, particularly in the light of a new national public procurement policy framework, to identify possible obstacles and, in consultation with the relevant stakeholders, to consider possible ways of appropriately encouraging / facilitating that sector's participation. 

4. Improving SME Access to Public Procurement

5. eProcurement Strategy

Strategy for the Implementation of eProcurement in the Irish Public Sector published 19th October 2001.

5. eProcurement Strategy

6. eProcurement Strategy: Executive Summary

Summary for the eProcurement strategy document posted above.

6. eProcurement Strategy: Executive Summary 

7. Remedies Directive

Link from SIMAP attached, where the remedies directive can be found

7. Remedies Directive

8. Public Procurement Remedies Regulations transposing Directive 2007/66/EC

SI 130 of 2010 Made by the Minister for Finance on 25 March 2010.
Covering Public Sector Remedie.

8. Public Procurement Remedies Regulations transposing Directive 2007/66/EC

9.Public Procurement Remedies Regulations transposing Directive 2007/66/EC

SI 131 of 2010 Made by the Minister for Finance on 25 March 2010.
Covering Utilities Sector remedies.

9.Public Procurement Remedies Regulations transposing Directive 2007/66/EC

10. Award of Contracts Relating to Defence and Security

Statutory Instruments.
S.I. No. 62 of 2012

European Union (Award of Contracts Relating to Defence and Security)
Regulations 2012 Arrangement of Regulations.

10. Award of Contracts Relating to Defence and Security

11. EU-Clean and Energy-Efficient Road Transport Vehicles Regulation 2011

Statutory Instruments.
S.I. No. 339 of 2011

European Communities (Clean and Energy-Efficient
Road Transport Vehicles ) Regulation 2011

11. EU-Clean and Energy-Efficient Road Transport Vehicles Regulation 2011

12. Circular 10-10 & Guidance Doc on SME participation 13-08-10

1212. Circular 10-10 & Guidance Doc on SME participation 13-08-10

13. Green Tenders - An Action Plan on Green Public Procurement

13. Green Tenders - An Action Plan on Green Public Procurement

14. Circular 16/13

Revision of arrangements concerning the use of Central Contracts put in place by the National Procurement Service.

14. Circular 16/13