F06: Contract award notice – utilities

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Release model

Create an OCDS release and:

  1. Add 'award' and 'contract' to tag.

  2. If the notice has one or more /AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT (A contract/lot is awarded) elements, set tender.status to 'complete'. Otherwise, if the notice has one or more /AWARD_CONTRACT/NO_AWARDED_CONTRACT/PROCUREMENT_UNSUCCESSFUL (No tenders or requests to participate were received or all were rejected) elements, set tender.status to 'unsuccessful'. Otherwise, set tender.status to 'cancelled'.

What's new

If you have already implemented all prior forms, this notice adds:

  • V.2.6 Price paid for bargain purchases

  • Annex D2 Utilities

  • Many Agree to publish? elements

Preamble

Index Label and XPath OCDS guidance

Unlabeled
/@LG

Lowercase, and map to language

Unlabeled
/@CATEGORY

Discard. TED translates at form-level. OCDS translates at field-level.

Unlabeled
/LEGAL_BASIS

Set tender.legalBasis.scheme to ‘CELEX’, and map to tender.legalBasis.id

Unlabeled
/LEGAL_BASIS_OTHER

Set tender.legalBasis.scheme to ‘CELEX’, and map to tender.legalBasis.id

Section I

Index Label and XPath OCDS guidance
I

Contracting entity
/CONTRACTING_BODY

I.1

Name and addresses (please identify all contracting entities responsible for the procedure)
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY

Add a party, and add ‘buyer’ to its .roles

Set buyer.id to its .id, and set buyer.name to its .name

Official name
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/OFFICIALNAME

Map to the party’s .name and .identifier.legalName

National registration number
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/NATIONALID

Map to the party’s .identifier.id, and set .identifier.scheme

Postal address
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS

Map to the party’s .address.streetAddress

Town
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/TOWN

Map to the party’s .address.locality

NUTS code
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/NUTS

Take the NUTS code in the CODE attribute, and map to the party’s .address.region

There’s an open issue (#739) about region codes. Issue

Postal code
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/POSTAL_CODE

Map to the party’s .address.postalCode

Country
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/COUNTRY

Take the country code in the VALUE attribute, translate to a country name, and map to the party’s .address.countryName

There’s an open issue (#524) to add a .countryCode field to the Address object, to avoid translation. Issue

Contact person
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/CONTACT_POINT

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.name

Telephone
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/PHONE

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.telephone

E-mail
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/E_MAIL

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.email

Fax
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/FAX

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.faxNumber

Internet address(es)

Main address (URL)
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/URL_GENERAL

Map to the party’s .details.url

Address of the buyer profile (URL)
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY/URL_BUYER

Map to the party’s .details.buyerProfile

Unlabeled
/CONTRACTING_BODY/ADDRESS_CONTRACTING_BODY_ADDITIONAL

Add a party, add ‘buyer’ to its .roles, and set its fields as above

I.2

Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
/CONTRACTING_BODY/JOINT_PROCUREMENT_INVOLVED

Discard. If there are multiple parties with the role ‘buyer’, then the contract involves joint procurement. (When The contract involves joint procurement is checked, at least one additional contracting authority is provided.)

In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law
/CONTRACTING_BODY/PROCUREMENT_LAW

Map to tender.crossBorderLaw

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CENTRAL_PURCHASING

Add ‘centralPurchasingBody’ to the .roles of the party

I.6

Main activity
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY

Get the Organization object for the buyer, and add a Classification object to its .details.classifications array. Set the classification’s .scheme to ‘TED_CE_ACTIVITY’, and set its .id and/or .description as follows:

(The codes are drawn from Directive 2014/25/EU)

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY/@VALUEis PRODUCTION_TRANSPORT_DISTRIBUTION_GAS_HEAT

Set .id to ‘PRODUCTION_TRANSPORT_DISTRIBUTION_GAS_HEAT’ and .description to ‘Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat’

(Relates to 2014/25/EU Annex 3, point A)

Railway services
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY/@VALUEis RAILWAY_SERVICES

Set .id to ‘RAILWAY_SERVICES’ and .description to ‘Railway services’

(Relates to 2014/25/EU Annex 3, point D)

Electricity
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY/@VALUEis ELECTRICITY

Set .id to ‘ELECTRICITY’ and .description to ‘Electricity’

(Relates to 2014/25/EU Annex 3, point B)

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY/@VALUEis URBAN_RAILWAY_TRAMWAY_TROLLEYBUS_BUS_SERVICES

Set .id to ‘URBAN_RAILWAY_TRAMWAY_TROLLEYBUS_BUS_SERVICES’ and .description to ‘Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services’

(Relates to 2014/25/EU Annex 3, point E)

Extraction of gas and oil
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY/@VALUEis EXPLORATION_EXTRACTION_GAS_OIL

Set .id to ‘EXPLORATION_EXTRACTION_GAS_OIL’ and .description to ‘Extraction of gas and oil’

(Relates to 2014/25/EU Annex 3, point G)

Port-related activities
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY/@VALUEis PORT_RELATED_ACTIVITIES

Set .id to ‘PORT_RELATED_ACTIVITIES’ and .description to ‘Port-related activities’

(Relates to 2014/25/EU Annex 3, point I)

Exploration and extraction of coal and other solid fuels
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY/@VALUEis EXPLORATION_EXTRACTION_COAL_OTHER_SOLID_FUEL

Set .id to ‘EXPLORATION_EXTRACTION_COAL_OTHER_SOLID_FUEL’ and .description to ‘Exploration and extraction of coal and other solid fuels’

(Relates to 2014/25/EU Annex 3, point H)

Airport-related activities
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY/@VALUEis AIRPORT_RELATED_ACTIVITIES

Set .id to ‘AIRPORT_RELATED_ACTIVITIES’ and .description to ‘Airport-related activities’

(Relates to 2014/25/EU Annex 3, point J)

Water
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY/@VALUEis WATER

Set .id to ‘WATER’ and .description to ‘Water’

(Relates to 2014/25/EU Annex 3, point C)

Postal services
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY/@VALUEis POSTAL_SERVICES

Set .id to ‘POSTAL_SERVICES’ and .description to ‘Postal services’

(Relates to 2014/25/EU Annex 3, point F)

Other activity
/CONTRACTING_BODY/CE_ACTIVITY_OTHER

Map to .description (.id won’t be set)

Section II

Index Label and XPath OCDS guidance
II

Object
/OBJECT_CONTRACT

II.1

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1

Title
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/TITLE

Map to tender.title

Reference number
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/REFERENCE_NUMBER

If not set, let Reference number be equal to the ocid value. Map to tender.id (string).

II.1.2

Unlabeled
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/CPV_MAIN

Main CPV code
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/CPV_MAIN/CPV_CODE

Set tender.classification.scheme to ‘CPV’, take the CPV code in the CODE attribute, and map to tender.classification.id

Supplementary CPV code
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/CPV_MAIN/CPV_SUPPLEMENTARY_CODE

For each CODE attribute, add a Classification object to the tender.additionalClassifications array, set its .scheme to ‘CPVS’, prefix by the Main CPV code, and map to its .id. Remove any duplicate entries from the tender.additionalClassifications array.

II.1.3

Type of contract
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/TYPE_CONTRACT

Set tender.mainProcurementCategory as follows:

Works
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/TYPE_CONTRACT/@CTYPEis WORKS

Map to ‘works’

Supplies
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/TYPE_CONTRACT/@CTYPEis SUPPLIES

Map to ‘goods’

Services
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/TYPE_CONTRACT/@CTYPEis SERVICES

Map to ‘services’

II.1.4

Short description
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/SHORT_DESCR

Map to tender.description

II.1.6

Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots

yes
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/LOT_DIVISION

Discard. If tender.lots contains more than one object, then the contract is divided into lots.

no
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/NO_LOT_DIVISION

Discard. If tender.lots contains one or fewer objects, then the contract isn’t divided into lots.

II.1.7

Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Agree to publish?
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/VAL_TOTAL/@PUBLICATION

yes
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/VAL_TOTAL/@PUBLICATIONis YES

Discard

no
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/VAL_TOTAL/@PUBLICATIONis NO

Discard

Value (Please give the total value of the procurement. For information about individual contracts, please use section V)
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/VAL_TOTAL

Discard. This is derived from the value of awards.

or

Lowest offer
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/VAL_RANGE_TOTAL/LOW

Add a bids statistic, set its .measure to ‘lowestValidBidValue’, and map to its .value.

Highest offer
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/VAL_RANGE_TOTAL/HIGH

Add a bids statistic, set its .measure to ‘highestValidBidValue’, and map to its .value.

taken into consideration

Currency (for framework agreements – total maximum value for their entire duration) (for dynamic purchasing systems – value of contract(s) not included in previous contract award notices) (for contracts based on framework agreements, if required – value of contract(s) not included in previous contract award notices)
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/VAL_TOTAL/@CURRENCY
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/VAL_RANGE_TOTAL/@CURRENCY

For the Value, discard as above. For the Lowest offer and Highest offer, map to the bid statistic’s .currency.

Unlabeled
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/VAL_RANGE_TOTAL

Unlabeled
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/VAL_RANGE_TOTAL/@PUBLICATION

Same as Agree to publish? above

II.2

Description
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR

Add a Lot object to the tender.lots array, and add an Item object to the tender.items array. Set the lot’s .status to the same value as tender.status.

F12, F13: Instead, do nothing.

Unlabeled
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/@ITEM

Discard

II.2.1

Title
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/TITLE

Map to the lot’s .title

Lot No
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/LOT_NO

If not set, let Lot No be ‘1’. Map to the lot’s .id (string), map to the item’s .id (string), and map to the item’s .relatedLot (string).

II.2.2

Additional CPV code(s)
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/CPV_ADDITIONAL

Main CPV code
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/CPV_ADDITIONAL/CPV_CODE

For each CODE attribute, add a Classification object to the item’s .additionalClassifications array, set its .scheme to ‘CPV’, and map to its .id. Remove any duplicate entries from the item’s .additionalClassifications array.

F12, F13: Instead, for each CODE attribute, add a Classification object to the tender.additionalClassifications array, set its .scheme to ‘CPV’, and map to its .id. Remove any duplicate entries from the tender.additionalClassifications array.

Supplementary CPV code
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/CPV_ADDITIONAL/CPV_SUPPLEMENTARY_CODE

For each CODE attribute, add a Classification object to the item’s .additionalClassifications array, set its .scheme to ‘CPVS’, prefix by the Main CPV code, and map to its .id. Remove any duplicate entries from the item’s .additionalClassifications array.

F12, F13: Instead, for each CODE attribute, add a Classification object to the tender.additionalClassifications array, set its .scheme to ‘CPVS’, prefix by the Main CPV code, and map to its .id. Remove any duplicate entries from the tender.additionalClassifications array.

II.2.3

Place of performance

NUTS code
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/NUTS

For each NUTS element, take the NUTS code in its CODE attribute, add an Address object to the item’s .deliveryAddresses array, and map to its .region.

There’s an open issue (#739) about region codes. Issue

Main site or place of performance
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/MAIN_SITE

Map to the item’s .deliveryLocation.description

II.2.4

Description of the procurement (nature and quantity of works, supplies or services or indication of needs and requirements)
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/SHORT_DESCR

Map to the lot’s .description

F12, F13: Instead, map to tender.description

II.2.5

Award criteria
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/AC

Agree to publish?
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/AC/@PUBLICATION

yes
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/AC/@PUBLICATIONis YES

Discard

no
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/AC/@PUBLICATIONis NO

Discard

Quality criterion
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/AC/AC_QUALITY

Add an AwardCriterion object to the lot’s .awardCriteria.criteria array (.awardCriteria is an object), and set its .type to ‘quality’.

Name
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/AC/AC_QUALITY/AC_CRITERION

Map to the criterion’s .name

Weighting
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/AC/AC_QUALITY/AC_WEIGHTING

Map to the criterion’s .description

Cost criterion
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/AC/AC_COST

Add an AwardCriterion object to the lot’s .awardCriteria.criteria array, and set its .type to ‘cost’.

Name

Same as Name above

Map to the criterion’s .name

Weighting

Same as Weighting above

Map to the criterion’s .description

Price
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/AC/AC_PRICE

Add an AwardCriterion object to the lot’s .awardCriteria.criteria array, and set its .type to ‘price’.

Weighting
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/AC/AC_PRICE/AC_WEIGHTING

Map to the criterion’s .description

II.2.11

Information about options

Options

yes
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/OPTIONS

Set the lot’s .hasOptions to true

no
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/NO_OPTIONS

Set the lot’s .hasOptions to false

Description of options
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/OPTIONS_DESCR

Map to the lot’s .options.description

II.2.13

Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds

  • Get the Organization object whose .name is ‘European Union’. If none exists yet:
  • Add ‘funder’ to its .roles

  • Get the Finance object whose .description is the Identification of the project. If none exists yet:
    • Add a Finance object to the planning.budget.finance array
    • Map the Identification of the project to its .description
    • Set its .id incrementally
    • Set its .financingParty.name to ‘European Union’
    • Set its .financingParty.id to the party’s .id
  • Add the lot’s .id to the Finance object’s .relatedLots (F12, F13: Instead, do nothing)

In future forms, this field will be de-emphasized.

Discard. If there’s no party with the role ‘funder’ and the name ‘European Union’, then the procurement isn’t related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds.

Identification of the project

II.2.14

Additional information
/OBJECT_CONTRACT/OBJECT_DESCR/INFO_ADD

Append to the lot’s .description

This results in a loss of structure. Attention #28

Section IV

Index Label and XPath OCDS guidance
IV

Procedure
/PROCEDURE

IV.1

Description

IV.1.1

Type of procedure

Open procedure
/PROCEDURE/PT_OPEN

Set tender.procurementMethod to ‘open’, and set tender.procurementMethodDetails to ‘Open procedure’

Restricted procedure
/PROCEDURE/PT_RESTRICTED

Set tender.procurementMethod to ‘selective’, and set tender.procurementMethodDetails to ‘Restricted procedure’

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
/PROCEDURE/PT_NEGOTIATED_WITH_PRIOR_CALL

Set tender.procurementMethod to ‘selective’, and set tender.procurementMethodDetails to ‘Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition’

Competitive dialogue
/PROCEDURE/PT_COMPETITIVE_DIALOGUE

Set tender.procurementMethod to ‘selective’, and set tender.procurementMethodDetails to ‘Competitive dialogue’

Innovation partnership
/PROCEDURE/PT_INNOVATION_PARTNERSHIP

Set tender.procurementMethod to ‘selective’, and set tender.procurementMethodDetails to ‘Innovation partnership’

Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below (please complete Annex D2)
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL

Set tender.procurementMethod to ‘limited’, and set tender.procurementMethodDetails to ‘Award procedure without prior publication of a call for competition’.

F03, F21: See Annex D1

F06, F22: See Annex D2

IV.1.3

Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
/PROCEDURE/FRAMEWORK

Set tender.techniques.hasFrameworkAgreement to true

A dynamic purchasing system was set up
/PROCEDURE/DPS

Set tender.techniques.hasDynamicPurchasingSystem to true

IV.1.6

Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction has been used
/PROCEDURE/EAUCTION_USED

Set tender.techniques.hasElectronicAuction to true

IV.1.8

Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement

yes
/PROCEDURE/CONTRACT_COVERED_GPA

Add ‘GPA’ to the tender.coveredBy array

no
/PROCEDURE/NO_CONTRACT_COVERED_GPA

Discard. If ‘GPA’ isn’t in the tender.coveredBy array, then the procurement isn’t covered by the GPA.

IV.2

Administrative information

IV.2.1

Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S (One of the following) (Periodic indicative notice – utilities, used as a call for competition) (Contract notice – utilities) (Qualification system – utilities, used as a call for competition) (Voluntary ex ante transparency notice)
/PROCEDURE/NOTICE_NUMBER_OJ

Reference a previous publication

IV.2.8

Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system

The notice involves the termination of the dynamic purchasing system published by the above contract notice
/PROCEDURE/TERMINATION_DPS

Set tender.techniques.dynamicPurchasingSystem.status to ‘terminated’

IV.2.9

Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a periodic indicative notice

The contracting entity will not award any further contracts based on the above periodic indicative notice
/PROCEDURE/TERMINATION_PIN

Set tender.status to ‘complete’

Section V

Index Label and XPath OCDS guidance
V

Award of contract
/AWARD_CONTRACT

Add an Award object to the awards array

Unlabeled
/AWARD_CONTRACT/@ITEM

Discard

Contract No
/AWARD_CONTRACT/CONTRACT_NO

If not set, let Contract No be the notice number followed by a hyphen ‘-‘ followed by the value of the ITEM attribute of the AWARD_CONTRACT element. Map to the award’s .id.

This assumes the Contract No is unique within the contracting process. Attention #93

Lot No
/AWARD_CONTRACT/LOT_NO

If not set, let Lot No be ‘1’. Add to the award’s .relatedLots (string).

Title
/AWARD_CONTRACT/TITLE

Map to the award’s .title

A contract / lot is awarded

yes
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT

Set the award’s .status to ‘active’

Add a Contract object to the contracts array, set its .id and .awardID to the award’s .id, set its .title to the award’s .title, and set its .status to ‘active’.

no
/AWARD_CONTRACT/NO_AWARDED_CONTRACT

Set the award’s .status to ‘unsuccessful’

V.1

Information on non-award

The contract/lot is not awarded

No tenders or requests to participate were received or all were rejected
/AWARD_CONTRACT/NO_AWARDED_CONTRACT/PROCUREMENT_UNSUCCESSFUL

Set the award’s .statusDetails to ‘unsuccessful’

There’s an open issue (#764) about status details. Issue

Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)
/AWARD_CONTRACT/NO_AWARDED_CONTRACT/PROCUREMENT_DISCONTINUED

Set the award’s .statusDetails to ‘discontinued’

V.2

Award of contract

V.2.1

Date of conclusion of the contract (dd/mm/yyyy)
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/DATE_CONCLUSION_CONTRACT

Map to the contract’s .dateSigned

V.2.2

Information about tenders
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/TENDERS

Agree to publish?
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/TENDERS/@PUBLICATION

yes
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/TENDERS/@PUBLICATIONis YES

Discard

no
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/TENDERS/@PUBLICATIONis NO

Discard

Number of tenders received
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/TENDERS/NB_TENDERS_RECEIVED

Add a bids statistic, set its .measure to ‘bids’, set its .relatedLot to the award’s only .relatedLots entry, and map to its .value.

Number of tenders received from SMEs (SME – as defined in Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC)
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/TENDERS/NB_TENDERS_RECEIVED_SME

Add a bids statistic, set its .measure to ‘smeBids’, set its .relatedLot to the award’s only .relatedLots entry, and map to its .value.

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/TENDERS/NB_TENDERS_RECEIVED_OTHER_EU

Add a bids statistic, set its .measure to ‘foreignBidsFromEU’,, set its .relatedLot to the award’s only .relatedLots entry and map to its .value.

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/TENDERS/NB_TENDERS_RECEIVED_NON_EU

Add a bids statistic, set its .measure to ‘foreignBidsFromNonEU’,, set its .relatedLot to the award’s only .relatedLots entry and map to its .value.

Number of tenders received by electronic means
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/TENDERS/NB_TENDERS_RECEIVED_EMEANS

Add a bids statistic, set its .measure to ‘electronicBids’,, set its .relatedLot to the award’s only .relatedLots entry and map to its .value.

Unlabeled
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators

yes
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/AWARDED_TO_GROUP

Discard. If there are multiple suppliers, then the contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators.

no
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/NO_AWARDED_TO_GROUP

Discard. If there is one supplier, then the contract hasn’t been awarded to a group of economic operators.

V.2.3

Name and address of the contractor
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR

Add a party, and add ‘supplier’ to its .roles

Add an OrganizationReference object to the award’s .suppliers array, set its .id to the party’s .id, and set its .name to the party’s .name

Agree to publish?
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/@PUBLICATION

Unlabeled
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR

yes
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/@PUBLICATIONis YES

Discard

no
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/@PUBLICATIONis NO

Discard

Official name
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR/OFFICIALNAME

Same as Official name above

Map to the party’s .name and .identifier.legalName

National registration number
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR/NATIONALID

Same as National registration number above

Map to the party’s .identifier.id, and set .identifier.scheme

Postal address
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS

Same as Postal address above

Map to the party’s .address.streetAddress

Town
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR/TOWN

Same as Town above

Map to the party’s .address.locality

NUTS code
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR/NUTS

Same as NUTS code above

Take the NUTS code in the CODE attribute, and map to the party’s .address.region

There’s an open issue (#739) about region codes. Issue

Postal code
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR/POSTAL_CODE

Same as Postal code above

Map to the party’s .address.postalCode

Country
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR/COUNTRY

Same as Country above

Take the country code in the VALUE attribute, translate to a country name, and map to the party’s .address.countryName

There’s an open issue (#524) to add a .countryCode field to the Address object, to avoid translation. Issue

E-mail
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR/E_MAIL

Same as E-mail above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.email

Telephone
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR/PHONE

Same as Telephone above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.telephone

Internet address (URL)
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR/URL

Same as Main address above

Map to the party’s .details.url

Fax
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/ADDRESS_CONTRACTOR/FAX

Same as Fax above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.faxNumber

The contractor is an SME

yes
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/SME

Set the party’s .details.scale to ‘sme’

no
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/CONTRACTORS/CONTRACTOR/NO_SME

Set the party’s .details.scale to ‘large’

V.2.4

Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES

Agree to publish?
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES/@PUBLICATION

yes
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES/@PUBLICATIONis YES

Discard

no
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES/@PUBLICATIONis NO

Discard

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot (for framework agreements or dynamic purchasing systems – estimated total maximum value for the entire duration of this lot)
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES/VAL_ESTIMATED_TOTAL

Discard. The Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot is available in the OCDS release with the same ocid as this release and with ‘tender’ in its tag.

Total value of the contract / lot
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES/VAL_TOTAL

Map to the contract’s .value.amount

or

Lowest offer
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES/VAL_RANGE_TOTAL/LOW

Add a bids statistic, set its .measure to ‘lowestValidBidValue’, set its .relatedLot to the award’s only .relatedLots entry, and map to its .value.

Highest offer
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES/VAL_RANGE_TOTAL/HIGH

Add a bids statistic, set its .measure to ‘highestValidBidValue’, set its .relatedLot to the award’s only .relatedLots entry, and map to its .value.

taken into consideration

Currency (for framework agreements – total maximum value for this lot) (for dynamic purchasing systems – value of contract(s) for this lot not included in previous contract award notices) (for contracts based on framework agreements, if required – value of contract(s) for this lot not included in previous contract award notices)
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES/VAL_ESTIMATED_TOTAL/@CURRENCY
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES/VAL_TOTAL/@CURRENCY
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES/VAL_RANGE_TOTAL/@CURRENCY

For the Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot, discard as above.

For the Total value of the contract/lot, map to the contract’s .value.currency.

For the Lowest offer and Highest offer, map to the bid statistic’s .currency.

Unlabeled
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VALUES/VAL_RANGE_TOTAL

V.2.5

Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/LIKELY_SUBCONTRACTED

Set the award’s .hasSubcontracting to true

Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties

Value excluding VAT
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VAL_SUBCONTRACTING

Map to the award’s .subcontracting.value.amount

Currency
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VAL_SUBCONTRACTING/@CURRENCY

Map to the award’s .subcontracting.value.currency

Proportion
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/PCT_SUBCONTRACTING

Map to the award’s .subcontracting.minimumPercentage and .subcontracting.maximumPercentage

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/INFO_ADD_SUBCONTRACTING

Map to the award’s .subcontracting.description

V.2.6

Price paid for bargain purchases

Value excluding VAT
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VAL_BARGAIN_PURCHASE

Discard. If Bargain purchase taking advantage of a particularly advantageous opportunity available for a very short time at a price considerably lower than market prices is checked in Annex D2, then this is the same as Information on value of the contract/lot.

Currency
/AWARD_CONTRACT/AWARDED_CONTRACT/VAL_BARGAIN_PURCHASE/@CURRENCY

Discard as above

Section VI

Index Label and XPath OCDS guidance
VI

Complementary information
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO

VI.3

Additional information
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/INFO_ADD

Map to the release’s description

VI.4

Procedures for review

VI.4.1

Review body
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_REVIEW_BODY

Add a party, and add ‘reviewBody’ to its .roles

Official name
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_REVIEW_BODY/OFFICIALNAME

Same as Official name above

Map to the party’s .name and .identifier.legalName

Postal address
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_REVIEW_BODY/ADDRESS

Same as Postal address above

Map to the party’s .address.streetAddress

Town
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_REVIEW_BODY/TOWN

Same as Town above

Map to the party’s .address.locality

Postal code
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_REVIEW_BODY/POSTAL_CODE

Same as Postal code above

Map to the party’s .address.postalCode

Country
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_REVIEW_BODY/COUNTRY

Same as Country above

Take the country code in the VALUE attribute, translate to a country name, and map to the party’s .address.countryName

There’s an open issue (#524) to add a .countryCode field to the Address object, to avoid translation. Issue

E-mail
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_REVIEW_BODY/E_MAIL

Same as E-mail above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.email

Telephone
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_REVIEW_BODY/PHONE

Same as Telephone above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.telephone

Internet address (URL)
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_REVIEW_BODY/URL

Same as Main address above

Map to the party’s .details.url

Fax
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_REVIEW_BODY/FAX

Same as Fax above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.faxNumber

VI.4.2

Body responsible for mediation procedures
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_MEDIATION_BODY

Add a party, and add ‘mediationBody’ to its .roles

Official name

Same as Official name above

Map to the party’s .name and .identifier.legalName

Postal address

Same as Postal address above

Map to the party’s .address.streetAddress

Town

Same as Town above

Map to the party’s .address.locality

Postal code

Same as Postal code above

Map to the party’s .address.postalCode

Country

Same as Country above

Take the country code in the VALUE attribute, translate to a country name, and map to the party’s .address.countryName

There’s an open issue (#524) to add a .countryCode field to the Address object, to avoid translation. Issue

E-mail

Same as E-mail above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.email

Telephone

Same as Telephone above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.telephone

Internet address (URL)

Same as Internet address above

Map to the party’s .details.url

Fax

Same as Fax above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.faxNumber

VI.4.3

Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/REVIEW_PROCEDURE

Map to tender.reviewDetails

VI.4.4

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/ADDRESS_REVIEW_INFO

Add a party, and add ‘reviewContactPoint’ to its .roles

Official name

Same as Official name above

Map to the party’s .name and .identifier.legalName

Postal address

Same as Postal address above

Map to the party’s .address.streetAddress

Town

Same as Town above

Map to the party’s .address.locality

Postal code

Same as Postal code above

Map to the party’s .address.postalCode

Country

Same as Country above

Take the country code in the VALUE attribute, translate to a country name, and map to the party’s .address.countryName

There’s an open issue (#524) to add a .countryCode field to the Address object, to avoid translation. Issue

E-mail

Same as E-mail above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.email

Telephone

Same as Telephone above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.telephone

Internet address (URL)

Same as Internet address above

Map to the party’s .details.url

Fax

Same as Fax above

Map to the party’s .contactPoint.faxNumber

VI.5

Date of dispatch of this notice (dd/mm/yyyy)
/COMPLEMENTARY_INFO/DATE_DISPATCH_NOTICE

Map to date

Annex D2 – Utilities

Index Label and XPath OCDS guidance

Justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

Directive 2014/25/EU (please select the relevant option and provide an explanation)

D2.1

Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a call for competition in accordance with Article 50 of Directive 2014/25/EU
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE

For each of the following, add a Classification object to the tender.procurementMethodRationaleClassifications array. Set the classification’s .scheme to ‘TED_PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL’, and set its .id and .description as follows

No tenders or no suitable tenders / requests to participate in response to a procedure with prior call for competition
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_NO_TENDERS_REQUESTS

Set .id to ‘D_NO_TENDERS_REQUESTS’ and .description to ‘No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to a procedure with prior call for competition’

The contract involved is purely for the purpose of research, experiment, study or development under the conditions stated in the directive
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_PURE_RESEARCH

Set .id to ‘D_PURE_RESEARCH’ and .description to ‘The contract involved is purely for the purpose of research, experiment, study or development under the conditions stated in the directive’

The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason

absence of competition for technical reasons
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_TECHNICAL

Set .id to ‘D_TECHNICAL’ and .description to ‘The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator due to absence of competition for technical reasons’

procurement aiming at the creation or acquisition of a unique work of art or artistic performance
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_ARTISTIC

Set .id to ‘D_ARTISTIC’ and .description to ‘The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator due to procurement aiming at the creation or acquisition of a unique work of art or artistic performance’

protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_PROTECT_RIGHTS

Set .id to ‘D_PROTECT_RIGHTS’ and .description to ‘The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator due to protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights’

Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting entity and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_EXTREME_URGENCY

Set .id to ‘D_EXTREME_URGENCY’ and .description to ‘Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority/entity and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive’

Additional deliveries by the original supplier ordered under the strict conditions stated in the directive
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_ADD_DELIVERIES_ORDERED

Set .id to ‘D_ADD_DELIVERIES_ORDERED’ and .description to ‘Additional deliveries by the original supplier ordered under the strict conditions stated in the directive’

New works / services, constituting a repetition of existing works / services and ordered in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_REPETITION_EXISTING

Set .id to ‘D_REPETITION_EXISTING’ and .description to ‘New works/services, constituting a repetition of existing works/services and ordered in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive’

Service contract to be awarded to the winner or one of winners under the rules of a design contest
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_CONTRACT_AWARDED_DESIGN_CONTEST

Set .id to ‘D_CONTRACT_AWARDED_DESIGN_CONTEST’ and .description to ‘Service contract to be awarded to the winner or one of winners under the rules of a design contest’

Procurement of supplies quoted and purchased on a commodity market
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_COMMODITY_MARKET

Set .id to ‘D_COMMODITY_MARKET’ and .description to ‘Procurement of supplies quoted and purchased on a commodity market’

Purchase of supplies or services on particularly advantageous terms

from a supplier which is definitively winding up its business activities
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_FROM_WINDING_PROVIDER

Set .id to ‘D_FROM_WINDING_PROVIDER’ and .description to ‘Purchase of supplies or services on particularly advantageous terms from a supplier which is definitively winding up its business activities’

from the liquidator in an insolvency procedure, an arrangement with creditors or a similar procedure under national laws and regulations
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_FROM_LIQUIDATOR_CREDITOR

Set .id to ‘D_FROM_LIQUIDATOR_CREDITOR’ and .description to ‘Purchase of supplies or services on particularly advantageous terms from the liquidator in an insolvency procedure, an arrangement with creditors or a similar procedure under national laws and regulations’

Bargain purchase taking advantage of a particularly advantageous opportunity available for a very short time at a price considerably lower than market prices
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_ACCORDANCE_ARTICLE/D_BARGAIN_PURCHASE

Set .id to ‘D_BARGAIN_PURCHASE’ and .description to ‘Bargain purchase taking advantage of a particularly advantageous opportunity available for a very short time at a price considerably lower than market prices’

D2.2

Other justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_OUTSIDE_SCOPE

Set .id to ‘D_OUTSIDE_SCOPE’ and .description to ‘The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive’

D2.3

Explanation

Please explain in a clear and comprehensive manner why the award of the contract without prior publication in the Official Journal of the European Union is lawful, by stating the relevant facts and, as appropriate, the conclusions of law in accordance with the directive (500 words maximum)
/PROCEDURE/PT_AWARD_CONTRACT_WITHOUT_CALL/D_JUSTIFICATION

Map to tender.procurementMethodRationale