The Council of Ministers in Turkey has issued principles for
procurements made within the scope of Article 3(f) of Public
Procurement Law Number 4734 ("Law") by
the Ministry of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications
"Principles"). The Principles apply to
procurement of all research and development services which are
fully financed by the administrative authority, in line with the
relevant exclusion under the Public Procurement Law, where the
procurement will be utilized by public institutions and
organizations, universities, as well as private sector or
non-governmental organizations. The Principles were published in
Official Gazette number 29589 on 10 January 2016 and entered into
effect on the same date.
The administration is responsible for ensuring transparency,
competition, equal treatment, reliability, confidentiality, public
inspection, proper and timely fulfilment of needs, as well as
efficient use of resources during public procurement performed in
line with the Principles.
Significant provisions in the Principles include:
Conditions for determining project
topics, project evaluation groups and preparing project proposal
Rules for participating in public
procurement. Participants can request certain documents and
information during eligibility assessment.
Application procedures. Open tender
procedures and negotiation procedures are the noted methods, in
line with the Principles. In some circumstances, goods and services
can be directly procured without any announcements and without
taking provisional guarantees, through negotiating the
administrative and technical terms, as well as the price.
Conditions for presenting and
Regulations for terms and conditions
of written agreements concluded between the administration and the
contractor as well as amendment and assignment of such
Please see this link for the full text of the Council of
Ministers' Decision, including the Principles (only available
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