Call for tenders
the annotated compilation of Community law with respect
to consumer protection (99/S 150-110638/FR)
1. Contracting authority: European
Commission, Health and Consumer Protection
Directorate-General, Directorate C2 - Legal matters,
B 232, 5/41, rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200,
(32-2) 295 94 90. E-mail:
2. Category of service and subject of
the contract: CPC 861.
This contract involves:
a) updating of the current text of the
compilation, taking account of the recent legislative
developments and the latest decisions of the European
Court of Justice (reference date for the update:
30. 9. 2000) and publishing the updated
compilation in English;
b) twice-yearly updating of the 2
language versions of the compilation (reference date: 31
March and 30 September) for the next 3 years, i.e.
Data with respect to the survey of
Community texts must be presented in a written report,
and also transcribed onto computer media.
The previous compilation may be
accessed on the Internet at the following address:
3. Place of delivery: The intermediate
and final reports will be submitted to the contracting
authority at the address in 1.
4. a) Execution of the service is
reserved for a body with experience and competence within
the legal field.
b) Tenderers which are legal persons
must indicate the names and professional qualifications
of the staff responsible for execution of the
5. For methodological reasons and in
order to guarantee even-handed and coherent treatment of
all the subjects covered by the study, service providers
may not submit tenders for a part of the services
6. Variants: Variants are not
7. Time limit for execution of the
service: The Commission and successful tenderer will sign
a contract covering the 2 parts of the contract. Each
part of the contract must be carried out by the
successful tenderer within a period of 1 month from the
reference date (see point 2 (a) and (b).
a) Request for documents: The
invitation to tender dossier may be requested from the
address in 1.
b) Final date for receipt of requests
for invitation to tender dossiers:
20. 8. 1999.
c) The invitation to tender dossier
will be sent free of charge to all candidates.
9. a) Final date for receipt of
tenders: 22. 9. 1999.
b) Address to which tenders must be
sent: As in 1.
c) Language: The application package
must be drawn up in 1 of the 11 official languages of the
10. a) Opening of tenders: 1
authorized representative per tenderer has the right to
b) Date, time and place: The public
opening of tenders will take place on
30. 9. 1999 (10.00), in the offices of the
European Commission, rue Belliard, B 232, Room 5/41,
11. Payment terms: Prices will be
specified in the tender documents.
12. Legal position of the tenderer:
Any legal or natural person, including public bodies, may
submit a tender. Groupings of tenderers may submit a
joint tender as long as it is clearly indicated and the
rules of the competition are respected. If awarded the
contract, such groupings may be required to adopt a
particular legal form.
13. Period during which the tenderer
is bound to keep open his tender: 6 months from the final
date for receipt of tenders.
14. Selection criteria: Tenders must
be accompanied by complete information on the legal
position of the tenderer. The tenderer must supply the
information listed below, for persons responsible for the
required provision of services, whether they be the
tenderer himself, his employees, subcontractors or other
a) List of natural persons employed by
the tenderer or the subcontractors responsible for the
required provision of services, accompanied by a list
concerning their function, their professional
qualifications and their experience withn the field of
b) list of main assignments carried
out by such persons, during the past 3 years (for public
or private clients) relevant to this contract with a
precise indication of the type of work carried out,
resources used and value of the contract;
c) description of the way the tenderer
intends to deal with the subject of the study and, where
applicable, an indication of the parties whom the service
provider intends to subcontract. Where applicable, the
tenderer will also supply a description of the means of
supervision and quality control of the work carried out
by the subcontractor.
The Commission will use this
information for making its final decision.
Tenders will be selected on the basis
of evidence concerning the competence and experience of
the tenderer within the field relevant to this contract,
particularly the drafting/publishing of legal
15. Award criteria: Taking account of
the particular conditions of this invitation to tender,
in particular those listed in 14, the contract will be
awarded to the economically most advantageous tender,
assessed on the basis of:
a) the method proposed to carry out
the works and the significance and consistency of the
proposition, bearing in mind the subject of the
16. Indication of prices: Prices must
a) indicated in euro;
b) refer separately to both parts of
the contract (a single price in euro for each of the 2
parts of the contract);
c) firm and definitive.
17. Other information: This notice
contains all the information necessary for tenderers to
request an invitation to tender dossier in accordance
with the procedure described in 8.
18. Date of dispatch of the notice:
26. 7. 1999.
19. Date of receipt by the OOPEC:
26. 7. 1999.
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