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International and European Procurement Regulation

Christopher McCrudden

in Buying Social Justice: Equality, Government Procurement, and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232420
eISBN:
9780191716058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232420.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter presents an introduction to the international and European procurement regimes. Topics discussed include the origins of international and European procurement regulation, the Government ... More


SME Participation in Government Procurement Markets: Legal and Policy Considerations under the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement and the UNCITRAL Model Law on Public Procurement

Caroline Nicholas and Anna Caroline Müller

in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in International Economic Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795650
eISBN:
9780191836961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795650.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers policy measures to increase the participation of SMEs in government procurement and their potential economic and social policy benefits. It considers the scale and importance ... More


Plurilateral Agreements

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The provisions of the WTO (World Trade Organization) for allowing for the negotiation of so‐called ‘plurilateral agreements’ are discussed. These apply only to those members that sign them. The most ... More


International Regulation

Peter Trepte

in Regulating Procurement: Understanding the Ends and Means of Public Procurement Regulation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267751
eISBN:
9780191683350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267751.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the international regulation of procurement. An international system of procurement regulation refers to a system of regulation which imposes common procurement rules to be ... More


Regulating Government Contracts

A C L Davies

in The Public Law of Government Contracts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter introduces the regulatory regime for government contracts in English law, highlighting three key features of that regime. First, although government contracts are commonly thought of as ... More


Resisting Openness: Subcentral Governments and Procurement Liberalization

Christian Freudlsperger

in Trade Policy in Multilevel Government: Organizing Openness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198856122
eISBN:
9780191889615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856122.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

The third chapter of Trade Policy in Multilevel Government introduces the field of procurement as a hard case of trade liberalization. Contracting in line with the principle of ‘best value for money’ ... More


Local Government: Compulsory Competition and Best Value

Janice Morphet

in Outsourcing in the UK: Policies, Practices and Outcomes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529209600
eISBN:
9781529209631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209600.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses how the liberalisation of local authority services started once negotiations began to extend the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) to local government in 1988. It ... More


Outsourcing Central Government Services

Janice Morphet

in Outsourcing in the UK: Policies, Practices and Outcomes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529209600
eISBN:
9781529209631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209600.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the requirements on central government to liberalise services as part of the implementation of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), which provided an opportunity ... More


The Legal Basis for Competition in Public Services

Janice Morphet

in Outsourcing in the UK: Policies, Practices and Outcomes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529209600
eISBN:
9781529209631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209600.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter scrutinizes the legal agreements and constructs providing the operating framework for outsourcing in the UK. It discusses how the concept of public sector procurement for goods and ... More


Liberalising Health Services and Functions

Janice Morphet

in Outsourcing in the UK: Policies, Practices and Outcomes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529209600
eISBN:
9781529209631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209600.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter describes health services in the UK, which have always been provided through a mixed market model. It explains how public health had become the responsibility of local authorities by ... More


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