Chapter 6

Public-Sector Procurement and Contract Management

§6.1 Introduction

This chapter considers procurement and management of a PPP project from the point of view of a Public Authority (sometimes known in this context as the ‘Promoter’ of the project). The following chapter follows the same process from the point of view of investors, and later chapters consider the lenders’ viewpoint.

The life of a PPP project can be divided into four phases:

Initial feasibility. This is the period during which the Public Authority considers whether direct public-sector procurement or indirect procurement through a PPP is the appropriate route, and decides in principle to proceed with the project on a PPP basis, as discussed in the previous Chapter. The presentation ...

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