Közbeszerzési Hatóság

Act CXLIII of 2015 on Public Procurement

For the sake of the transparency and public control of the effective use of public funds, in order to establish conditions of fair competition in public procurement, furthermore, to enhance access of local small and medium-sized enterprises to procurement procedures, to promote environmental protection and social considerations of the State - in accordance with the international agreements concluded by Hungary in the field of public procurement and the directives of the European Union - the National Assembly of Hungary has adopted the following Act:

Obligations stemming from European Union law

194. §

1. The minister responsible for public procurements shall ensure coordination of the monitoring of the application of public procurement rules. In order to do so, the minister responsible for public procurements, the Public Procurement Authority, the State Audit Office, the government body responsible for control, the Hungarian Competition Authority and the body auditing European Union supports shall cooperate with each other and, when identifying a specific infringement or a systemic problem - as a result of their own initiation or following receipt of relevant information -, they notify each other thereof, besides taking other measures in the given case (including the initiation of a review procedure, the initiation of the modification of the relevant legislation).

2. By 18 April 2017 for the first time and every three years thereafter, the minister responsible for public procurements shall forward to the Commission a monitoring report which shall cover, as appropriate, the most common reasons for misapplication of public procurement law or legal uncertainty - including the structural or systematic problems, if any, concerning the application of the rules -, the level of participation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in public procurement, furthermore, the prevention, investigation and proper reporting of crimes related to public procurements [in particular the crimes referred to in Article 62(1)(ab) and (ac)], serious irregularities related to conflicts of interest and other serious irregularities. Moreover, at the request of the Commission, the minister responsible for public procurements shall provide information on the practical implementation of national strategic policies on public procurement. Data which are necessary for the monitoring report and the abovementioned provision of information shall be made available in good time to the minister responsible for public procurements by the organisations referred to in paragraph 1 and, for this purpose, the latter may establish a committee with representatives from the organisations referred to in paragraph 1.

3. The minister responsible for public procurements shall ensure publication of the outcome of the monitoring process. The publication may be made on an ad hoc basis or by publishing the monitoring report specified in paragraph 2. Where the outcome of the monitoring is included in the Authority’s report specified in Article 187(4), no further publication of the outcome of the monitoring is required. The minister responsible for public procurements may prepare guidelines or communications with the aim of facilitating the application of the regulations applicable to public procurements based on experiences acquired from the decisions of review procedures and the control of public contracts in practice and concerning practical information on public procurement.

4. The minister responsible for public procurements shall ensure the designation of a contact person responsible for cooperation with the Commission in the application of public procurement rules.

5. By 18 April 2017 for the first time and every three years thereafter, the minister responsible for public procurements shall forward to the Commission a statistical report - made available by the Public Procurement Authority - for procurements which are below the EU thresholds. The minister responsible for public procurements shall inform, as necessary, the Commission of the relevant features of the national institutional framework with respect to the implementation, monitoring of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and compliance therewith as well as the national initiatives for providing direction and assistance related to the implementation of the EU rules on public procurements or for responding to challenges of implementing those rules. The statistical report and provision of information referred to in this paragraph may be included in the monitoring report specified in paragraph 2.

6. In case of public supply contracts, public service contracts and service concessions the value of which equals or exceeds EU thresholds as well as public works contracts and works concessions the value of which equals or exceeds HUF 300 million, which are carried out using resources other than national resources, the minister responsible for public procurements is tasked with monitoring procurement procedures conducted as well as authorising to modify the contracts based on those procurement procedures. Detailed rules pertaining to the monitoring and authorisation referred to in this paragraph are laid down in a separate act of legislation.

Other tasks of the Minister competent in Public Procurements

195. §

1. The Minister competent in Public Procurement has the competence to authorize the launching and central monitoring of the conduct of procurement procedures of the budgetary organs controlled or supervised by the government, the institutions thereof, the public foundations of the government, and the economic organisations in which the state has a majority ownership and, on behalf of the state, the ownership (shareholder, membership) rights are exercised by a central budgetary organ or an institution thereof on the basis of a ministerial decree or an agency contract concluded with the Hungarian National Asset Management Inc.; furthermore, to authorize any amendment to the public contracts, works or service concessions of such organisations as well as to authorize conclusion of, and amendment to the contracts of such organisations and the foundations founded or managed by them, which concern a purchase but were not concluded through a procurement procedure;

2. The minister competent in public procurements approves the development of the framework for the training of the participants in procurement procedures, furthermore, manages, supervises and controls the public procurement education;

3. Detailed rules pertaining to the tasks referred to in paragraphs 1-2 are laid down in a separate act of legislation.

4. In relation to the central monitoring specified in (1) the minister responsible for public procurement may impose a procedural fine on the organ affected by the monitoring which fails to fulfil its oblligations or which fails to meet the deadlines set out by the separate act of legislation. (This amendment entered into force on 24 December 2015.)

5. At the request of the minister competent in public procurements, contracting authorities specified in paragraph 1 shall send any data concerning their public procurements to the minister, within five business days. Contracting authorities specified in paragraph 1 shall send the data concerning their procurements below public procurement threshold to the minister competent in public procurements, in accordance with the provisions set out in the relevant Gov. Decree. The minister competent in public procurements shall have the right to control, in accordance with the provisions set out in the relevant Gov. Decree, the procurements below public procurement threshold of contracting authorities specified in paragraph 1. (This paragraph entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

6. The minister competent in public procurements shall manage and update the list of accredited public procurement consultants. (This paragraph entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

7. For the purposes of the list of accredited public procurement consultants, the minister competent in public procurements shall be entitled to keep record of data concerning the identity, the contact address, qualifications, ability to act, clean criminal record of the accredited public procurement consultant, as well as data concerning the employer and the professional experience in public procurement of the accredited public procurement consultant, furthermore, to keep record of the eligibility of the accredited public procurement consultant to pursue an activity according to Article 5(1) of the Act XI of 1998 on Attorneys at Law. (This paragraph entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

8. The minister competent in public procurements shall be entitled to manage data pursuant to paragraph 7 for one year after the deletion of the accredited public procurement consultant from the list. The accredited public procurement consultant shall be deleted from the list if he does not fulfil the requirements for registration laid down by a separate act of legislation; any of the grounds for exclusion pursuant to paragraph 9 occurs; a final and binding decision established that the accredited public procurement consultant, in his capacity as an accredited public procurement consultant, wilfully infringed the law; the effect of the registration has expired and no request for renewal was submitted; or such request was submitted but rejected; the accredited public procurement consultant asks for the deletion; in case of death of the person included in the list. (This paragraph entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

9. The following shall preclude eligibility for the post of accredited public procurement consultant

  1. incompetency or partially limited capacity;
  2. not relieved from the detrimental consequences of prior convictions;
  3. post of public procurement commissioner;
  4. presidency or vice-presidency of the Public Procurement Authority. (This paragraph entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

10. The documents or the certified copy thereof proving the non-existence of the grounds for exclusion pursuant to paragraph 9 shall be attached to the application for registration. For the registration, the renewal of the registration and the supplementation of the submitted data, an administrative service fee shall be paid, the amount of which is set in a separate act of legislation. (This paragraph entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

11. Any person having personal or financial interest in any of the entities concerned by the procedure shall not participate in the implementation or preparation of the procedure of the minister competent in public procurements under paragraph (7). The person concerned by such conflict of interest shall notify the the minister competent in public procurements without delay thereof and immediately cease participation in the ongoing procedure or in the preparation of the procedure. There shall be no appeal against the decision and decree of the minister competent in public procurements delivered within its scope of duties, unless otherwise provided by this Act. The judicial review of the decision may be requested from the court by the applicant, respectively the accredited public procurement consultant concerned not later than fifteen days after the receipt of the decision. The administrative and labour court shall take its decision in a non-litigious procedure, no later than sixty days after the submission of the request, it may reverse the decision of the minister competent in public procurements. There shall be no appeal and review against the court’s decree. Chapter XX of the CP shall apply accordingly to the proceedings of the court, unless the provisions of this Act specify otherwise or the nature of the non-litigious procedure clearly indicates otherwise. (This paragraph entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

12. The minister competent in public procurements shall be responsible for the tasks related to the operation and maintenance of the the eProcurement Applications to be used for conductingprocurement procedures and concession award procedures. (This paragraph is to enter into force on 31 December 2017.)

Entry into force

196. §

1. This Act shall enter into force on 1 November 2015, except for the provisions set out in paragraph 2 and 3.

2. Article 31(5) and Article 32(3) shall enter into force on 1 November 2016.

3. Article 40 shall enter into force on 31 December 2017. (This amendment entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

Transitional provisions

197. §
  1. The provisions set out in this Act shall be applied to public procurements, contracts concluded on the basis of procurement procedures, design contests and review procedures requested, initiated or launched ex officio in relation thereto and preliminary dispute settlements initiated after the entering into force of this Act. Articles 139, 141, 142, Article 153(1)(c) as well as Article 175 shall be applied to the possibility of amending, without the conduct of a new procurement procedure, public procurements or contracts, which were concluded on the basis of procurement procedures, started before the entry into force of this Act, as well as to the control of the amendment thereto and performance thereof, furthermore the provisions of Chapter XXI. for review procedures in relation thereof[1].
  2. The provisions laid down in the Act CVIII of 2011 on Public Procurement shall be applied to public procurements, contracts concluded on the basis of procurement procedures, design contests and review procedures requested, initiated or launched ex officio in relation thereto and preliminary dispute settlements started before 1 November 2015, save for the provisions referred to in the second sentence of paragraph 1.
  3. Until the entering into force of the separate act of legislation under Article 9 (1)(a) conducting the review procedure in procurement procedures governed by Governmental Decrees in compliance with Article 198 (1) 20-21 shall fall within the competence of the Public Procurement Arbitration Board. Chapter VI. of the present Act shall be applied during the review procedure, with the proviso that the appeal and the decision shall not be published on the homepage of the Public Procurement Auhtority and the Public Procurement Arbitration Board shall hold only a closed meeting.[2]
  4. The provisions of Article 5 (3), 62 (5a) of the present Act enacted by Act LXIII of 2016 on the Modification of Act CXLIII of 2015 on Public Procurement (hereinafter referred to as Modification Act) shall be applied in public procurements, public procurement procedures, contracts concluded pursuant to procurement procedure and for review procedures in relation thereto, which started after the entering into force of the Modification Act.[3]

Act CXCI of 2015 on the Modification of Certain Acts of Legislation related to the Reorganisation of the National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary together with Budget Planning and Management establishing

a) Article 25 (3) and (4), its provisons concerning the relatives living in the same household shall be applied in the procedure launched after 1 November 2015,

b) Article 25 (4) – with the execption set out in a) –, its provisions shall be applied in the procedure launched after the entering into force of Act CXCI of 2015 on the Modification of Certain Acts of Legislation related to the Reorganisation of the National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary together with Budget Planning and Management[4].

[1] This amendment entered into force on 24 December 2015.

[2] This amendment entered into force on 24 December 2015.

[3] This amendment entered into force on 15 June 2016.

[4] This amendmend entered into force on 12 December 2015.

  1. Articles 31(5) and 32(3) of this Act, repealed by the Act CLX of 2016 on the Amendment of the Act CXLIII of 2015 on Public Procurement and Certain Related Acts (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Amending1 Act’) shall not be applied in ongoing procurement procedures. (This paragraph entered into force on 1 January 2017.)
  2. The provisions of Article 3 points 21 and 24a, Article 4(1) and (3), Article 5(2), (3) and (5), Article 6(1)(e)-(f) and (4), Article 9(1)(g), (8)(e)-(g), Article 15(5), Article 19(4)(a), Article 20, Article 21(1), Article 25(2), Article 27(3), Article 29(4), Article 30(1) and (4), Article 31(5), Article 32(3), Article 37(3), Article 39(1), Article 40(1), Article 44(1), Article 50(2)(m) and (n), Article 55 (1) and (2), Article 61(5), Article 62(1)(h) and (p), Article 63(1)(a), Article 65(2), (5) and (9), Article 69(4), Article 70(1), Article 71(8)(b), Article 71(9), Article 75(2)(e) and (f), as well as (6), Article76(8), Article 81(6), Article 98(2a), Article 100(5), Article 102(3)(b), Article 103(4)-(6), Article 107(2), Article 111(n), Article 113(1), (2) and (5)(a) and (c), Article 114(1), (2), (4) and (14), Article 115(1), (2), (5)-(7), Article 117(9), Article 119(4), Article 123(2), Article 135(8) and (9), Article 138(1)-(2), (3) and (5), Article 141(2)(b), (3), Article 146(4), Article 177(3) and (4), Article 181(3), Article 182(1), (2) and (11), Article 184(1), Article 187(2)(ac), (n) and (u), as well as (6)-(9) and (11), Article 189(1), Article 192(7), 195(5)-(12), Article 196(2)-(3), Article 197(5)-(6), Article 198(1) points 8 and 20, as well as (2)(a) and (c) of the present Act enacted by the Amending1 Act shall be applied for procurements, public procurement procedures, contracts concluded pursuant to public procurement procedure and for review procedures in relation thereto, which started after the entering into force of the Amending1 Act. The contracting parties may agree that they will apply Article 138(1) and (5) of this Act as amended by the Amending1 Act to their contract already concluded and, in case of public service contracts, they will not enforce restriction on the participation of subcontractors. Such modification of the contract shall not be considered substantial according to Article 141(6) of the PPA and shall not entail any obligation to conduct a new public procurement procedure. (This paragraph entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

  3. Article 62(1)(q) of this Act, enacted by the Amending1 Act, shall also be applied in public procurement procedures being in progress at the time of the entry into force of the Amending1 Act, however the time limit for participation or, in case of a single-stage procedure, the time limit for the submission of tenders have not yet expired on the date of the entry into force of the Amending1 Act. Upon applying Article 62(1)(q) of this Act, enacted by the Amending1 Act, the decisions becoming final and binding after the entering into force of this Act shall be considered, even if such decision establishes the infringement of the provisions stipulated in the Act CVIII of 2011 on Public Procurement, concerning the fulfillment of the contract concluded as a result of a public procurement procedure. If, after the entry into force of this Act, however before the entry into force of the Amending1 Act, the Public Procurement Arbitration Board or, in case of a judicial review of the decision thereof  the final and binding court ruling stated that the economic operator had violated the provisions set out in this Act concerning the performance of a contract concluded as a result of a public procurement procedure or a concession award procedure, the ground for exclusion specified in Article 62(1)(q) shall apply, with the proviso that economic operators committing an infringement of law established by a final and binding decision shall be excluded from participating in the procedure as a tenderer, candidate, subcontractor or an organization participating in the certification of suitability for a period of 90 days following the entry into force of the Amending1 Act. (This paragraph entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

Article 197/A

Act CXCI of 2015 on the Modification of Certain Acts of Legislation related to the Reorganisation of the National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary together with Budget Planning and Management establishing

a) Article 25 (3) and (4), its provisons concerning the relatives living in the same household shall be applied in the procedure launched after 1 November 2015,

b) Article 25 (4) – with the execption set out in a) –, its provisions shall be applied in the procedure launched after the entering into force of Act CXCI of 2015 on the Modification of Certain Acts of Legislation related to the Reorganisation of the National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary together with Budget Planning and Management (This amendmend entered into force on 12 December 2015.)

Empowerment

198. §

1. The Government shall be empowered to regulate in a decree

  1. the detailed rules, in procurement procedures, pertaining to the way of certification of suitability and the non-existence of the grounds for exclusion, the documents which may be requested for that purpose, the determination of the contents of suitability criteria as well as the verification of the suitability and the non-existence of the grounds for exclusion by the contracting authority, the determination and the contents of the public procurement technical specifications;
  2. rules pertaining to approved tenderers, conditions for and way of certification of being included in the list of approved tenderers, rules of the keeping of the lists of approved tenderers, requirements for the non-existence of grounds for exclusions and suitability proved by the certificate based on the list, as well as the requirements proved by such a certificate issued by the organisation of another Member State of the European Union;
  3. the rules pertaining to design contests;
  4. specific public procurement rules pertaining to the procedures aimed at the conclusion of contracts of contracting entities, as well as rules pertaining to the procedure according to Article 13;
  5. detailed rules pertaining to the centralised public procurements in relation to budgetary authorities controlled or supervised by it, to public foundations founded by it and the business organisations owned by the state, the amount of the fee covering the costs that shall be incurred only in connection with the execution, to be paid to the entity authorised to publish tenders in the framework of centralised public procurement;
  6. in the case of organisations funded from the Health Insurance Fund, the detailed rules of centralised procedures related to health care services and the amount of fee payable to the organisation authorised to invite tenders in a centralised procedure whose sole purpose is to cover the expenses incurred in the course of the implementation;
  7. detailed rules pertaining to central procedures related to government communications tasks, the amount of fee payable to the organisation authorised to invite tenders in a centralised procedure whose sole purpose is to cover the expenses incurred in the course of the implementation, as well as the rules pertaining to public procurement of communications services and related supply contracts ensuring government communications tasks, different from those set out in this Act due to the very particular features of such procedures;
  8. the detailed rules pertaining to procedural acts which may be conducted by electronic means, electronic auctions, electronic catalogue as well as electronic procurements, different from those set out in this Act as required by the use of electronic means, the exceptions from the obligatory use of electronic means of communication; (This amendment entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

  9. detailed rules, different from those set out in this Act as required by the particular features of public contracts having those subject-matters, for public works and the purchase of the related design and engineering services for the execution of public works contracts, as well as rules, which are different from those set out in this Act and in the Civil Code, pertaining to the payment of the consideration set out by the contract, in case of public works contracts;
  10. detailed rules pertaining to the award criteria and method with respect to certain subject-matters of public procurement, the determination of cases where there is an obligation to integrate social, in particular employment-related and environmental, sustainability, energy efficiency considerations in the procurement procedures and the methods thereof, including the mandatory application of reserved public procurement;
  11. the specific rules pertaining to public procurement of pharmaceutical products and medical technology equipment, different - as required - from those set out in this Act;
  12. the conditions and the procedure concerning the initiation of the exemption of procurements under Article 9 (1) (b) by the competent committee of the National Assembly, furthermore the requirements to be imposed by the contracting authority during the realisation of such procurements[1];
  13. the specific public procurement rules for determining and taking into consideration of the energy and environmental impacts for the whole operational lifetime of the vehicle, entails with the operation of road vehicles, and the detailed rules for the related reporting obligation;
  14. the specific rules for the authorization of the launching and central monitoring of the conducting of procurement procedures of the budgetary organs controlled or supervised by the government, the institutions thereof, the public foundations of the government, and the economic organisations in which the state has a majority ownership and, on behalf of the state, the ownership rights (shareholder’s, membership rights) are exercised by a central budgetary organ or an institution thereof on the basis of a ministerial decree or an agency contract concluded with the Hungarian National Asset Management Inc.; as well as the specific rules for the authorization of any amendment to the public contracts, works or service concessions of such organisations; furthermore, the authorization of conclusion of and amendment to the contracts of such organisations and the foundations founded or managed by them that concern a purchase but were not concluded through a procurement procedure; and the extent of data to be sent in relation to the central monitoring and authorisation of public procurements. Within the framework of activities related to authorisation and monitoring, substantive requirements may also be specified in relation to the public procurement and the conditions thereof with the aim of enforcing the objectives of the government related to legal policy[2];
  15. For the purposes of public supply contracts, public service contracts and service concessions the value of which equals or exceeds EU thresholds as well as public works contracts and works concessions the value of which equals or exceeds HUF 300 million, which are carried out using resources other than national resources, the detailed rules pertaining to the monitoring of procurement procedures conducted as well as the authorisation of the modification of contracts based on those procurement procedures.
  16. detailed rules pertaining to the official control to be conducted by the Public Procurement Authority for the controlof performance and modification of contracts, its obligations related to the verification of contracting authorities and economic operators in the framework of which the Public Procurement Authority is entitled to be fully apprised of all the information related to the performance, modification of the procedure and the contract and may ask contracting authorities and economic operators to supply it with all relevant information;
  17. cases where there is an obligation to reserve public contracts for sheltered places of employment, developmental employers and organisations emloying disadvantaged workers;
  18. the detailed rules pertaining to procurement within the scope of the NATO Programme for Security, and other programmes commonly financed and supported by NATO;
  19. rules pertaining to the development of the framework for the training of the participants in procurement procedures, furthermore, the management, supervision and control of public procurement education;
  20. the requirements for the procurements below public procurement thresholds and realised by contracting authorities specified in Article 195(1) according to Article 4(3), the exceptions to the requirement for the submission of at least three tenders in case of such procurements, as well as the rules of sending to the minister competent in public procurements the data on procurements, public procurments below public procurement thresholds and realised by such contracting authorities, furthermore, the rules of the control of such procurements exercised by the minister competent in public procurements. (This amendment entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

  21. the specific rules concerning the procurement related to the measures connected to the crisis due to mass migration;[4]
  22. [5]

2. The Minister competent in public procurements shall be empowered to regulate in a decree

  1. the rules of sending, dispatching and publishing notices, and the public procurement plan, the examination of notices and, with the consent of the minister responsible for tax policy, the amount of the related fees, the detailed rules on collecting, handling, registering, and refunding thereof, the rules on further data and detailed contents of the summary information specified in Article 113(1), as well as the amount of the administrative service fee, established with the consent of the minister responsible for tax policy, to be paid for publishing the summary information and the detailed rules on collecting, handling, registering, and refunding the administrative service fee, furthermore, the rules pertaining to the annual statistical summary of public procurement and the order of publication thereof in the Public Procurement Bulletin or on the homepage of the Public Procurement Authority; (This amendment entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

  2. the standard forms for notices, award summaries and annual statistical summaries, certain content elements of the notices;
  3. the rules pertaining to the activity of accredited public procurement consultants, the experience in public procurement specified as a criterion for acting as an accredited public procurement consultant, the provision of proof of such experience, the registration of accredited public procurement consultants, the process of the registration, furthermore - with the consent of the minister responsible for tax policy - the amount of the fee of the registration and its collection, handling, registration, and refund, the list of accredited public procurement consultants, the keeping thereof, the conditions for being included on the list, the professional body of accredited public procurement consultants, as well as - with the consent of the minister responsible for tax policy - the amount, handling, registration and refund of the administrative service fee payable for inclusion on the list, renewal of inclusion and supplementation of the submitted data, furthermore, the rules pertaining to the liability insurance specified as a criterion for acting as an accredited public procurement consultant; (This amendment entered into force on 1 January 2017.)

  4. detailed rules pertaining to the maintenance and operation of the e-procurement system;
  5. the level and the way of payment of the administrative service fee, established with the consent of the minister responsible for tax policy, to be paid to the Public Procurement Arbitration Board and the rules pertaining to the payment and the way of incurring thereof;
  6. detailed rules pertaining to the preparation of price statistics to be issued by the Public Procurement Authority as well as the conditions and method of the statistical reporting for the Public Procurement Authority.

[1] This amendment entered into force on 1 August 2016.

[2] This amendment entered into force on 24 December 2015.

[3] This point was repealed on 1 August 2016.

[4] This amendment entered into force on 24 December 2015.

[5] This point was repealed on 1 August 2016.

[6] This amendment entered into force on 24 December 2015.

Amended provisions

199. §

This article was repealed on 2 November 2015.

The repealed provisions

200. §

This article was repealed on 2 November 2015.

Compliance with European Union law

201. §

This Act shall serve the purpose of compliance with

  1. Council Directive 89/665/EEC of 21 December 1989 on the coordination of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the application of review procedures to the award of public supply and public works contracts;
  2. Council Directive 92/13/EEC of 25 February 1992 coordinating the laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the application of Community rules on the procurement procedures of entities operating in the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors;
  3. Commission Regulation (EC) No 213/2008 of 28 November 2007 amending Regulation (EC) No 2195/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV) and Directives 2004/17/EC and 2004/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on public procurement procedures, as regards the revision of the CPV,
  4. Directive 2007/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2007 amending Council Directives 89/665/EEC and 92/13/EEC with regard to improving the effectiveness of review procedures concerning the award of public contracts,
  5. Directive 2009/33/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles, together with the Gov. Decree based on the empowerment given by point 13 of Article 198(1) as well as the Act XXXIII of 2004 on passenger transport by bus,
  6. Article 7(1)(b) of Directive 2009/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 June 2009 providing for minimum standards on sanctions and measures against employers of illegally staying third-country nationals,
  7. [1]
  8. Directive 2011/7/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 February 2011 on combating late payment in commercial transactions,
  9. Directive 2014/23/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the award of concession contracts,
  10. Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on public procurement and repealing Directive 2004/18/EC,
  11. Directive 2014/25/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on procurement by entities operating in the water, energy, transport and postal services sectors

and repealing Directive 2004/17/EC.


[1] This point was repealed on 1 August 2016.