Tender for Legislation Software

Tender for Legislation Software

Supply legislation software to National Assembly for Wales Commission.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Software package and information systems

2019/S 238-584197

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: National Assembly for Wales Commission
Postal address: National Assembly for Wales, Ty Hywel, Cardiff Bay
Town: Cardiff
NUTS code: UKL22
Postal code: CF99 1NA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Jan Koziel
E-mail: jan.koziel@assembly.wales
Telephone: +44 3002006549

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Welsh Government
Postal address: Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Town: Cardiff
NUTS code: UKL
Postal code: CF10 3NQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: CPSProcurementAdvice@gov.wales
Telephone: +44 3000623300Internet address(es):Main address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=enAddress of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Northern Ireland Assembly
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UKN06
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info.office@niassembly.gov.ukInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

The contracting authorities are the National Assembly for Wales, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Assembly. The Northern Ireland Assembly are included as a potential future partner.


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

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

Other activity: Devolved legislature

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Legislation Software

Reference number: 1179/JK

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Software for drafting and amending Legislation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 950 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To award a single supplier framework agreement with a four (4) year duration.

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.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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 a single operator
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

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

Date: 13/01/2020
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 03/02/2020

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

English, Welsh

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

Suppliers will need to be registered on the Bravo Solution portal in order to obtain the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) and view the supporting procurement documents. If you are not already registered you can register by going to www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

It is free to register on this portal. Once registered:

— click the ‘Open Access PQQs’ link,

— click on the relevant PQQ to access the content (pqq_32904 — Legislation Software),

— click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page. This will move the PQQ into your ‘My PQQs’ page

— click on the PQQ code. You can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the

‘Actions’ box,

— you can now choose to ‘Reply’ to the PQQ and submit your response.

Please note that the procurement documents will be uploaded into the ‘Supplier Attachments’ area under ‘Settings’ for all

Suppliers to view.

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=97844

(WA Ref:97844)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: National Assembly for Wales Commission
Postal address: National Assembly for Wales, Ty Hywel, Cardiff Bay
Town: Cardiff
Postal code: CF99 1NA
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3002006549Internet address: www.assemblywales.org/abthome/abt-procurement.htm
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: