The Public Purchasing Law Handbook
One Year Subscription Only Terms
Subscribers receive the product(s) listed on the Order Form and any Updates made available during the annual subscription period. Shipping and handling fees are not included in the annual price.
Subscribers are advised of the number of Updates that were made to the particular publication the prior year. The number of Updates may vary due to developments in the law and other publishing issues, but subscribers may use this as a rough estimate of future shipments. Subscribers may call Customer Support at 800-833-9844 for additional information.
Subscribers may cancel this subscription by: calling Customer Support at 800-833-9844; emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or returning the invoice marked 'CANCEL'.
If subscribers cancel within 30 days after the product is ordered or received and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a full credit of the price for the annual subscription.
If subscribers cancel between 31 and 60 days after the invoice date and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a 5/6th credit of the price for the annual subscription. No credit will be given for cancellations more than 60 days after the invoice date. To receive any credit, subscriber must return all product(s) shipped during the year at their expense within the applicable cancellation period listed above.
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
Billing Method: Standing Order Terms Apply
Table of contents
Chapter 1: The Role of Public Purchasing
Chapter 2: Crown Liability in Canada
Chapter 3: Crown Contracting Policy in Public Procurement
Chapter 4: The Laws of Competitive Bidding
Chapter 5: The Trade Agreements
Chapter 6: Negligence
Chapter 7: The Laws of Agency
Chapter 8: Issues in Public Procurement
Chapter 9: Case Summaries
Chapter 10: CITT Complaint Summaries