Sheriff Officer Services Framework Agreement

Sheriff Officer Services Framework Agreement

Accountant in Bankruptcy (the Agency) is seeking a single Supplier to be appointed onto a Framework Agreement for the provision of Sheriff Officer Services across Scotland on its behalf.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Accountant in Bankruptcy

1 Pennyburn Road,

Kilwinning

KA13 6SA

UK

Kathleen Cowan

+44 3002002600

aibprocurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 3002002601
http://www.aib.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Accountant in Bankruptcy

Procurement, 1 Pennyburn Road,

Kilwinning

KA13 6SA

UK

Kathleen Cowan

+44 3002002600

+44 3002002601
http://www.aib.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Accountant in Bankruptcy

Procurement, 1 Pennyburn Road,

Kilwinning

KA13 6SA

UK

Kathleen Cowan

+44 3002002600

+44 3002002601
http://www.aib.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Sheriff Officer Services

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Accountant in Bankruptcy (the Agency) is seeking a single Supplier to be appointed onto a Framework Agreement for the provision of Sheriff Officer Services across Scotland on its behalf.

The Accountant in Bankruptcy (The Agency) is an Executive Agency of the Scottish Government under the terms of The Scotland Act 1998. The Agency operates independently and impartially while remaining directly accountable to Scottish Ministers. The Accountant in Bankruptcy (The Accountant) is an independent Statutory Officer and an Officer of the Court appointed under Section 1 of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985, as amended.

AiB supervises the process of bankruptcy in Scotland and acts as trustee when appointed by the Court.

In the administration of cases, the Agency, external administrators and 3rd party Suppliers require, on occasion, the services of Sheriff Officers, largely in the intimation of routine documentation in Scotland.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=271354.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=271354.

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. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

289999 other Legal Services

100 All Scotland
120 Highlands and Islands
130 Aberdeen & North-East
140 Tayside, Central & Fife
150 Glasgow & Strathclyde
160 Edinburgh & Lothians
170 Scotland South

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Bidding organisations (including consortia and sub contractors) must hold commissions for all Sheriffdoms within Scotland.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

271354/2013

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
04-09-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 01-10-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=271354

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

The procurement process is being conducted in accordance with European Legislation as applicable to a Part B Service under the Public Sector Regulations.

(SC Ref:271354)

5.2

Additional Documentation

ITT – Final Issued 24 July 2013
Framework Agreement – Final Issued 24 July 2013

5.3

Publication date of this notice

24-07-2013