Conflict of interest and public contract: the Council of State opts for an "operational" approach
The mere observation that a deputy mayor is a member of the board of directors of the company awarded the contract and has been involved in the replies given during the procedure to the candidates is not sufficient to characterize a situation of conflict. interest likely to lead to the irregularity of the procedure for awarding the public contract.
Rule n ° 2:
According to the Conseil d'Etat the situation of conflict of interest is not characterized in the absence of influence on the choice of the beneficiary and in the absence of proof of a personal interest.
Rule n ° 3 :
The contracting authority is not obliged to inform the candidates of the method of rating the offers.
Rule n ° 4:
The communication by the contracting authority to the unsuccessful candidate of the details of the rating of his tender, the name of the successful tenderer, the amount of his tender, the marks awarded and the comparison elements between the two tenders meets the requirements of the Article 83 of the Code des Marches Publics.
Rule n ° 5:
The pre-contractual judge does not have to decide on the assessment made by the contracting authority, after the consultation, on the merits of the tenders.