Last modified: August 6, 2021

Procurement rules: National legislation or PRAG?

21/01/2020

According to art. 9.1 of the Grant Contract (GC), all Beneficiaries must comply with the procurement rules, as follows:

Beneficiaries from Member States

Art. 9.2 of GC stipulates that Beneficiaries – contracting authorities apply the national laws, regulations and administrative provisions, whereas, according to art. 9.3(b) of GC, Beneficiaries that are not contracting authorities apply PRAG rules.

CountryContracting authorities/entitiesOther entities
BulgariaNational legislation National legislation
GreeceNational legislation PRAG
RomaniaNational legislation PRAG

*As set by the Bulgarian law

Beneficiaries from CBC Partner Countries

Art. 9.3(a) of the GC stipulates that both public and private Beneficiaries apply the provisions set out in Articles 52.2 to 56 of the Regulation no 897/2014, supplemented by  the provisions of the Financing Agreements concluded by the respective CBC Partner Country with the European Commission. If no otherwise foreseen in the Financing Agreements, the provisions of PRAG shall apply.


Country

Contracting authorities/ entities

Other entities
Armenia PRAG PRAG
Georgia PRAG PRAG
Republic of
Moldova
PRAG PRAG
Turkey PRAG PRAG
Ukraine National legislation* PRAG

*As set by the Financing Agreement

Guidelines on procurement are available for the beneficiaries required to use PRAG and for the public beneficiaries from Ukraine. Please consult them here. However, please note that these guidelines are only indicative and they cannot substitute in any way the legal provisions in force.


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