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EA Procurement Policy and Procedures

EA Procurement Policy and Procedures

EA Procurement Service complies with Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy (NIPPP) and Central Procurement Directorate Procurement Guidance Notes.  These underpin the procurement policies and procedures within EA.  Current policy and best practice can be accessed here.

The table below outlines current EA Procurement Control Limits:

EA Procurement Control Limits

ValueProcess
1. Up to £5,000A minimum of 2 quotations are obtained by the requisitioner to demonstrate the value for money has been achieved
2. £5,000 to £30,000A minimum of 2 tenders are invited by EA Procurement via eTendersNI. The process is restricted to selected tenderers only.
3. £30,000 to EU ThresholdsTenders are openly advertised on eTendersNI. The process is open to all potential tenderers.
4. Above EU ThresholdsTenders are openly advertised on eTendersNI and within OJEU. Tenders shall comply with the regulated EU public procurement process.

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The Education and Library Boards (ELBs) were dissolved on 31 March 2015. The Education Authority was established on 01 April 2015 and is now responsible for all of the operational functions previously carried out by the five ELBs in accordance with the Education Orders.

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