Supply and Delivery of Presumptive Drug Test Kits

Supply and Delivery of Presumptive Drug Test Kits

This contract relates to the supply and delivery of presumptive drug test kits for use by Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Authority plus an optional requirement for training.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Drug detection apparatus

2015/S 202-365994

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Scottish Police Authority
Police Scotland, c/o 2 French Street
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
For the attention of: Mr Sandy Henderson
G40 4EH Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1786895941
E-mail: procurementtenders@scotland.pnn.police.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.spa.police.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA19762

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Scottish Police Authority
c/o Police Scotland, 2 French Street
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
For the attention of: Mr Sandy Henderson
G40 4EH Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1786895941
E-mail: procurementtenders@scotland.pnn.police.uk
Internet address: http://www.spa.police.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply and Delivery of Presumptive Drug test Kits.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Locations throughout Scotland.

NUTS code UKM

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This contract relates to the supply and delivery of presumptive drug test kits for use by Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Authority plus an optional requirement for training on the safe use and interpretation of results. Further information available within the Invitation to tender.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=417223.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38544000, 38900000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Kits are required for the testing of the presence of cannabis and cannabis resin (30 000 kits per annum), cocaine and crack cocaine (9 000 kits per annum), diamorphine (heroin) (8 000 kits per annum), benzodiazepines (4 000 kits per annum) and MDMA (ecstasy) (3 000 per annum).

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The initial contract period is 1.4.2016 to 31.3.2018 with an option to extend by an additional 12 months to 31.3.2019.
In addition, should additional or new types of kits be required or come onto the market during the contract period (initial and extended) then the right is reserved to include these on the resultant contracts with the contractor(s).

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Delivery payment.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As stated in the Invitation to tender.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(6) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established
(7) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
As stated in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
As stated in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards.
(2) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
(3) Samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests.
(4) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities;
(5) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
As stated in the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

16/004
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 10.11.2015

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.11.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24.11.2015 – 14:00

Place:

Corporate Procurement, Police Scotland, Floor 2, 2 French Street, Glasgow, G40 4EH

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: In the event of the extension (extended period) not being taken up, October 2017; in the event of the extension being taken up, October 2018.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

As stated in the Invitation to Tender
(SC Ref:417223).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Scottish Police Authority will issue to all tenderers by electronic means a formal award decision notification. The notification will give reasons for the award decision and provide details of the standstill period during which period the Scottish Police Authority will refrain from awarding any Contract, which period shall not be less than ten clear days from the date of the issue of the notification. If proceedings are served on the Scottish Police Authority in relation to a Contract that has not yet been entered into, the procurement process will be automatically suspended. The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session in Scotland. Any proceedings brought under the Regulations (other than proceedings seeking an ineffectiveness order) must be brought within thirty days of the date on which the unsuccessful party knew, or ought to have known, that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen unless the Court considers that there is a good reason for extending the period within which proceedings may be brought, in which case the Court may extend that period up to a maximum of three months from that date. Any proceedings seeking an ineffectiveness order must be brought within thirty days of the relevant date under Regulation 47 (8) of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (as amended), or, if neither of the circumstances in Regulation 47 (8) apply, within six months of the date the Contract was entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

14.10.2015

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