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The transitional period will begin after the United Kingdom’s final withdrawal from the European Union and it will continue until 31st December 2020. During the said period, the United Kingdom will be allowed to continue benefiting from the communautaire acquis.
During the transitional period, although the United Kingdom would be legally outside the European Union, it would continue to benefit from the provisions of the Customs Union and the Internal Market.
As provided by Title VIII of the Agreement, the European regulations governing Public Procurement will be applicable to those procedures initiated before the transitional period and not completed before the last day of the period.
Without prejudice to the application of any restriction in accordance with European Union Law, the principle of non-discrimination must be safeguarded by the contracting bodies of both parties to the Agreement.
In general, a procedure will be considered to have started when the contract notice has been published.
In general, the procedure will be considered finalized with the publication of the contract award notice in accordance with the applicable regulations.
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Page update date:27/01/2020