Public procurements in Lithuania
From June 2017, when the new Public procurement law in Lithuania came into force, there were established new requirements for purchasing organisations in Lithuania.
First, purchasing organisation in Lithuania is obliged to estimate offers of the suppliers based on the ralation between the price and the quality.In the former Public procurement law in Lithuania, offers were estimated based on the lowest price. Meanwhile, in the new Public procurement law in Lithuania, public purchases based on the lowest price can not exceed 70 % of the general value of all the procurements made by the purchasing organisation in Lithuania every year.
Second, new Public procurement law in Lithuania established completely new term – life-cycle costs.Purchasing organisation in Lithuania is obliged to estimate life-cycle costs while estimating the offers‘ of the suppliers if such a provision was included to the conditions of purchases. Life-cycle costs include all costs sustained during existence of goods or services: electrical energy costs, exploitation costs, costs of assembling and remaiking of remains and others.
In the new Public procurement law in Lithuania was established obligatory requirement to separate the public procurement in Lithuania by parts based on quantity, quality of public procurement or differents stages of execution. Regarding simplified public procurements in Lithuania, purchasing organisation in Lithuania is entitled to decide either separate public procurement in Lithuania or not.
Also, in the new Lithuanian Public procurement law was established right of purchasing organization in Lithuania to establish requirements (in the documents of procurement ) that all essential tasks should be done by the supplier who presented the offer, but not his subcontractors.
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