Awards of public contracts and concessions: review procedures

SUMMARY OF:

Council Directive 89/665/EEC on the application of review procedures to the award of public supply and public works contracts

SUMMARY

WHAT DOES THIS DIRECTIVE DO?

It requires EU countries to ensure that decisions on the award of public contracts and concessions, as well as preliminary procedural decisions in that context, are reviewed quickly and effectively in the event they have infringed EU public procurement law.

KEY POINTS

FROM WHEN DOES THE DIRECTIVE APPLY?

It applies from 3 January 1990. EU countries had to incorporate it into national law by 21 December 1991.

BACKGROUND

ACT

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 (OJ L 395, 30.12.1989, pp. 33-35)

Successive amendments to Directive 89/665/EEC have been incorporated in the original text. This consolidated version (which only incorporates the amendments introduced up to and including Directive 2007/66/EC) is of documentary value only.

RELATED ACTS

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 (OJ L 76, 23.3.1992, pp. 14-20). See consolidated version.

Directive 2014/23/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the award of concession contracts (OJ L 94, 28.3.2014, pp. 1-64). See consolidated version.

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 (OJ L 94, 28.3.2014, pp. 65-242). See consolidated version.

last update 08.03.2016