Ministry of Justice Legal Publications Print and eBook Framework

Ministry of Justice Legal Publications Print and eBook Framework

Provision varies depending on jurisdiction, but in general terms, JLIS currently provides: Print, eBooks and Online access.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Printed books

2019/S 146-359116

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Ministry of Justice
5 Wellingtom Place
Leeds
LS1 4AP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2033343555
E-mail: CCMDlegalpublications@justice.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://ministryofjusticecommercial.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://ministryofjusticecommercial.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Legal Publications Print and eBook Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code

22110000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The judicial library and information service (JLIS) provide legal publications and information to judges and legal advisers to ensure that they are equipped to carry out their duties effectively.

Provision varies depending on jurisdiction, but in general terms, JLIS currently provides: Print, eBooks and Online access.

The legal publication print and eBook frameworks will be divided into 2 lots:

— Lot 1: POF Titles (Publication Order Form) — titles chosen by JLIS prior to the start of the financial year, and additionally may be required throughout the course of the financial year. This will contain core titles and additional miscellaneous requirements. Exact titles are subject to change year-on-year,

— Lot 2: UXB (Unexpected Books) — ad hoc requests throughout the financial year for miscellaneous publications not listed in Lot 1. Exact titles are subject to change year-on-year.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 26 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

POF Titles (Publication Order Form)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22110000
22120000
22200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

POF titles (publication order form) — titles chosen by JLIS prior to the start of the financial year, and additionally may be required throughout the course of the financial year. This will contain core titles and additional miscellaneous requirements. Exact titles are subject to change year-on-year.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

UXB (Unexpected Books)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22110000
22120000
22200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

UXB (unexpected books) — ad hoc requests throughout the financial year for miscellaneous publications not listed in Lot 1. Exact titles are subject to change year-on-year.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 233-531892

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 29/08/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/08/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The Authority reserves the right to reject all or any of the bids for the competition and not to award a contract to any bidder, without any liability on its part. Nothing in this prior information notice shall generate any contractual obligations prior to the signature of a contract following a competition.

Transparency:

HM Government requires that tender documentation issued by government departments for contracts exceeding 10 000 GBP over the life of the contract are published online (www.gov.uk/contracts-finder) for the public. The resulting contract shall also be published. The authority may use its discretion to redact information to protect key commercial interest or on prescribed grounds. Therefore, bidders who wish information not to be published, if successful, should secure agreements with the Authority prior to submission. These could cover key commercial interest, trade secrets and commercial interests which would be prejudiced by publication, all following the test in Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (https://ico.org.uk/media/for-organisations/documents/1178/commercial-interests-section-43-foia-guidance.pdf).

Only documentation related to the award will be published. The prescribed grounds for redaction are:

(a) national security;

(b) personal data;

(c) information protected by intellectual property rights;

(d) information which is not in the public interest to disclose (following tests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000);

(e) third party confidential information;

(f) IT security; and

(g) prevention of fraud.

Freedom of information (FOI):

The Freedom of Information Act came fully into force in 2005. If any organisation considers that any information supplied by them is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivities specified. In such cases the relevant material will in response to FOI requests be examined in the light of exemptions provided for in the act.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Ministry of Justice
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/07/2019

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