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The Public Purchasing Law Handbook

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.
Publication Language: English
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$205.00
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433444404

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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


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Table of contents

Introduction
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
Appendix
Index