Opportunities for participation of SMEs in public procurement

Expert review of legislation. For each of the following five criteria, 1 point is awarded (total of 5 points).

Criteria fulfilled: 5/5

No data available / not assessed
Contracting authorities/entities are encouraged to divide contracts into lots (1 point)
Setting proportionate qualification levels and financial requirements is required by law (1 point)
The nature and amount of documentation required to participate in a tender are relevant to the nature of the procurement (1 point)
The use of the European Single Procurement Document (ESPD) or a standard self-declaration to confirm that the economic operator meets the relevant selection criteria and is not in a situation in which economic operators shall or may be excluded is required (1 point)
Legislation is in place imposing strict deadlines for payments from public authorities, and there are penalties for noncompliance (1 point)