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UK-London: Arbitration and conciliation services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Department of Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Main Address:
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
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
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: National Anti Doping Panel and Panel Administration Service
Reference Number: 101019
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
79422000 - Arbitration and conciliation services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: The National Anti-Doping Panel (NADP) is an independent panel of legal and non-legal members established to determine anti-doping disputes in sport in the United Kingdom. The role and responsibility of the National Anti Doping Panel (NADP) is to make its President and/ or one or more of its members available to hear and determine charges brought against Athletes and/ or Athlete Support Personnel alleging violation of the UK Anti-Doping Rules, as well as any related applications and/ or appeals.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: Not Provided
Currency: Not Provided
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
79100000 - Legal services.
79111000 - Legal advisory services.
79140000 - Legal advisory and information services.

II.2.3) Place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of procurement: The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is looking to appoint an independent panel of legal and non-legal members established to determine anti-doping disputes in sport in the United Kingdom.

We anticipate that the value of this contract will be within the range of 500,000-1,100,00. However, this is indicative only, we provide no guarantee of volumes and value may be higher or lower depending on the number of cases heard.
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:
Value excluding VAT: Not provided
Currency: Not provided
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Start: 28/03/2018 / End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals: At the end of the contract it is envisioned that a re-tender exercise will need to be ran, inline with the requirements of the refreshed Anti Doping Code.

II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: No
Description of options: Not provided
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
Identification of the project: Not provided
II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided

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
List and brief description of conditions:
Not Provided
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1) Information about a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
Not Provided
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Not Provided
III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description OPEN
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
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:
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 4 - 5026
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/03/2018 Time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: Not Provided
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
Date: 08/03/2018
Time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: December 2020
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted No
Electronic payment will be used No
VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, 100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Internet address:
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 08/02/2018

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