Section 206 of the recast text of the Public Sector Procurement Act, approved by Royal Legislative Decree 3/2011, of 14 November and, in accordance with that set out in the thirty fourth additional provision of Royal Decree-Act 8/2013, of 28 June, establishing the competency of the Directorate General for Rationalisation and Centralisation of Public Procurement and the Centralized Public Procurement Board to operate exclusively as the procurement body within the ambit of the General State Administration, its autonomous agencies, management entities and the Common Services of Social Security and other state public bodies.
The centralised procurement system is a model for the procurement of assets, works and services, the special characteristics of which make them susceptible to being used generally by all bodies that make up the General State Administration thus they are qualified as centralised procurement pursuant to article 206.1 of the TRLCSP. All the information regarding the Centralised State Procurement System and the State Procurement Centre can be found on their specific portal: https://contratacioncentralizada.gob.es
Through the CONNECT-CENTRALISATION application of the Directorate General for Rationalisation and Centralisation of Public Procurement, which offers the following services:
This system is directed at those bodies that belong to one of the following Administrations:
By virtue of that set out in section 205 of the recast text of the Public Sector Procurement Act, approved by Royal Legislative Decree 3/2011 of 14 November, the Autonomous Communities and Local Entities as well as its dependent autonomous bodies and public entities who may subscribe to the centralized procurement system regulated in section 206 of the same Royal Legislative Decree may also benefit from such system for the entirety of all supplies, services and works included in same or for only determined categories thereof. Signing up requires the conclusion of the corresponding agreement with the Directorate General for the Rationalisation and Centralisation of Contracts.