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The Public Purchasing Law Handbook

ISBN13: 9780433444404
ISBN: 0433444401
Published: January 2005
Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Hardback
Price: Price on Application

Public purchasing is governed by an ever-evolving web of laws, regulations, policies and guidelines. This one-stop guide for public purchasing professionals cuts through the complexities and misconceptions by:-

  • Identifying the actual and perceived risks involved in public purchasing and explaining how to avoid them
  • Summarizing all major trade agreements that bind public purchasers covering when each agreement applies, to whom it applies and the intricate disclosure and scrutiny requirements such agreements may entail
  • Discussing how the courts have treated a variety of legal topics that are vitally important to public purchasers including competitive bidding and contract law; prerogative writs and judicial review;
  • and negligence and government liability
Features and Benefits:-
  • History of crown liability from past full immunity to present-day liability - understand exactly when, where, and how the Crown may be liable
  • Five key areas of risks affecting government and MASH sector procurement - manage risk effectively, no matter where you work
  • Description of and commentary on Canada's national and international trade agreements and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) - follow the rules that apply to your field
  • Over 75 comprehensive Issue Notes on critical legal topics - learn more about areas of the law involved in public procurement
  • 27 summaries from leading court cases across Canada up to March 2004 - understand how courts treat competitive bidding, prerogative writs, and much more
  • 21 summaries of CITT decisions, with commentary - be compliant with the CITT's requirements