The Punjab Procurement Rules, 2009

The Punjab Procurement Rules, 2009

Here you will find the Punjab Procurement Rules, 2009. In exercise of the powers conferred by section 26 of Punjab Procurement Regulatory Authority Ordinance 2007 (XIX of 2007), the Government of Punjab is pleased to make the following rules:

1. Short title and commencement.– (1) These rules may be cited as the Punjab Procurement Rules, 2009.

(2) These rules come into force at once.


2. Definitions.- (1) In these rules, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-

(a) “bid” means a tender, or an offer, in response to an invitation, by a person, consultant, firm, company, or an organization expressing his or its willingness to undertake a specified task at a price;

(b) “bidder” means a person who submits a bid;

(c) “competitive bidding” means a procedure leading to the award of a contract whereby all the interested persons, firms, companies, or organizations may bid for the contract and includes both national competitive bidding and international competitive bidding;

(d) “contractor” means a person, consultant, firm, company, or an organization who undertakes to supply goods, services, or works;

(e) “contract” means an agreement enforceable by law;

(f) “corrupt and fraudulent practices” includes the offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting of anything of value to influence the action of a public official or the supplier or contractor in the procurement process or in contract execution to the detriment of the procuring agencies; or misrepresentation of facts in order to influence a procurement process or the execution of a contract, collusive practices among bidders (prior to or after bid submission) designed to establish bid prices at artificial, non-competitive levels and to deprive the procuring agencies of the benefits of free and open competition and any request for, or solicitation of anything of value by any public official in the course of the exercise of his duty.

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