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Municipal tender awards and internal appeals by unsuccessful bidders

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dc.contributor.author Bolton, Phoebe
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-30T09:25:46Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-30T09:25:46Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation Bolton, P. 2010. Municipal tender awards and internal appeals by unsuccessful bidders. Potchefstroom electronic law journal (PELJ) = Potchefstroomse elektroniese regsblad (PER), 13(3):56-82 [http://www.nwu.ac.za/p-per/index.html] en
dc.identifier.issn 1727-3781
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/4050
dc.description.abstract In recent years, bidders aggrieved by municipal tender awards are increasingly resorting to Section 62 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act1 for relief. The application of this provision to tender processes is however strictly confined, and in most instances bidders find that they have no option but to approach the courts for the judicial review of tender awards. In this article, the application of Section 62 to a municipality’s tender processes and decisions is critically analysed in the light of recent court judgments. Attention is also given to the relation between Section 62 and dispute resolution procedures in place under the Supply Chain Regulations,2 enacted under the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act.3 It is argued that at present, internal appeal and dispute resolution processes do not afford unsuccessful bidders adequate protection. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), Faculty of Law en
dc.subject Appeals en
dc.subject Bid committee system en
dc.subject Competitive bidding en
dc.subject Constitution en
dc.subject Dispute resolution en
dc.subject Local Government en
dc.subject Municipal Systems Act en
dc.subject Procurement en
dc.subject South Africa en
dc.subject Tender en
dc.title Municipal tender awards and internal appeals by unsuccessful bidders en
dc.type Article en


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