DIRECT MANAGEMENT, INDIRECT MANAGEMENT WITH EX-ANTE CONTROLS:
In view of the characteristics of certain works, a restricted tender procedure may be used. The relevant services of the European Commission must give prior approval for the use of this approach and may provide technical support on a case-by-case basis.
INDIRECT MANAGEMENT WITH EX-POST CONTROLS:
No prior approval by the European Commission is required. If it intends to use this approach, the contracting authority must record its justification in the Evaluation Report and notify the European Commission accordingly.