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United Kingdom-Chester: Printed matter and related products
Section I: Contracting authority
Cheshire West and Chester
Procurement, HQ, 58 Nicholas Street
For the attention of: Tina Miller
CH1 2NP Chester
Telephone: +44 1244972369
General address of the contracting authority: www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 15: Publishing and printing services on a fee or contract basis
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cheshire West Area
NUTS code UKD2
Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 GBP
Description of these options: Option to extend for 24 months
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Invitation to tender documentation
As set out in the Tender documentation
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Invitation to tender documentation
Section IV: Procedure
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: every 3 years unless extension is taken then every 5 years.
This contract is being procured using an e-tendering system called ‘The Chest’. If you are not currently registered you must first register at www.the-chest.org.uk
You will then be able to search current opportunities via the ‘Organisation’ drop down menu for Cheshire West and Chester tenders. Select the particular opportunity from the list and register interest; you will then be able to find further information by accessing the tender documentation. The closing date for receipt of tenders via The Chest is 12 noon 14.10.2013. No manual submissions will be allowed.
Please do not call the Procurement Department to find out initial details of this opportunity-all instructions and details of this opportunity will be found in the ITT pack once you have accessed it. Any clarification questions must be raised via The Chest in the Questions and Answers section. Any notifications regarding this opportunity will be issued via The Chest. It is your responsibility to check The Chest to be aware of any updates.
WC2A 2LL London
Any appeal during this period shall be addressed to:
The Head of Legal and Democratic Services, Cheshire West and Chester Council, HQ, 58 Nicholas Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2NP, United Kingdom.
If a breach is not successfully resolved contractors may commence legal action for breach of duty in the High Court in accordance with Regulation 47, within 3 months of the date when grounds for starting proceedings first arose.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:2.9.2013