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Regulations 2008 No.18 of 2008 Local Government (Accounting)



Regulations 2008 No.18 of 2008 Local Government (Accounting)

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Quotations and tendersPart 13 Part 13 Quotations and tenders Quotations28 Subject to the council's policies, a council need not obtain quotations for the provision of supplies if the cost of the supplies is $10 000 or less. If a council proposes to obtain supplies at a cost of more than $10 000 but not more than $100 000, the council must obtain written quotations from at least 3 possible suppliers and the council must choose a supplier from amongst those submitting written quotations. If it is not practicable to obtain quotations from 3 possible suppliers under subregulation (2), the council must obtain as many as practicable and must record in writing its reasons for not obtaining the 3 quotations. Tenders (1) (2) (3) 29 A council must not enter into a contract for the provision of supplies to the council at a cost of more than $100 000, unless it has first called for tenders for that contract by public notice. A tender received in response to the public notice may only be opened in the presence of: (a) the council itself; or (b) a committee of 3 members of the council's staff delegated by the council to open and consider the tenders and report to the council on the tenders. (1) (2) If a council accepts a tender for the provision of supplies to the council at a cost of more than $100 000, it must give public notice containing the following information about the successful tender: (a) the name of the person who submitted the successful tender; (b) the tender price; (c) the supplies to be provided under the contract. A council gives public notice under this regulation by publishing the notice in a newspaper circulating in its area. (3) (4) Local Government (Accounting) Regulations 13

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