The Ministry of Regional Development has published two new Expert Group opinions on the Public Procurement Act.
What opinions are they? One addresses the impact of the GDPR on public procurement, and the other addresses the application of Government Decree No. 173/2016 Coll., on determining binding criteria for awarding public contracts for the acquisition of road vehicles.
The first opinion addresses the impact of the personal data protection regulation on public procurement, with the MoRD presenting, following consultation with the Office for the Protection of Personal Data, instructions on how to handle personal data obtained during tenders.
The second opinion addresses public contracts for the acquisition of cars in relation to Government Decree No. 173/2016 Coll., on determining binding criteria for awarding public contracts for the acquisition of road vehicles in relation to the introduction of the new fuel consumption measurement standard (the WLTP): in awarding public contracts for the acquisition of cars in the period until 31 December 2020, consumption values will continue to be assessed in line with the NEDC method, with the contracting authority not being obliged to directly refer to the method in tender documentation.
The article is part of dReport – July 2018, Legal news.