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Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Finance)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act about government procurement, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Simplified outline of this Act.............................................................. 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

5............ Covered procurement.......................................................................... 4

6............ Crown to be bound............................................................................. 5

7............ Application of this Act........................................................................ 5

Part 2—Injunctions                                                                                                                6

8............ Simplified outline of this Part.............................................................. 6

9............ Injunctions.......................................................................................... 6

10.......... Availability of alternative remedy of compensation............................. 7

11.......... Limits on power to grant an injunction................................................ 8

12.......... Discharge or variation of an injunction............................................... 9

13.......... Certain limits on granting injunctions not to apply.............................. 9

14.......... Other powers of a court unaffected................................................... 10

Part 3—Compensation                                                                                                       11

15.......... Simplified outline of this Part............................................................ 11

16.......... Compensation for a contravention of the relevant Commonwealth Procurement Rules            11

Part 4—Complaints                                                                                                             13

17.......... Simplified outline of this Part............................................................ 13

18.......... Complaint made by supplier.............................................................. 13

19.......... Investigation by accountable authority.............................................. 14

20.......... Suspension of procurement............................................................... 14

Part 5—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        16

21.......... Simplified outline of this Part............................................................ 16

22.......... Public interest certificate.................................................................... 16

23.......... Contravention of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules does not affect the validity of a contract         17

24.......... Delegation by accountable authority.................................................. 17

25.......... Transitional....................................................................................... 17

 



A Bill for an Act about government procurement, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: