L'absence de respect des mesures de publicité et de mise en concurrence ne constitue par une irrégularité d'une gravité telle que le juge doit écarter le contrat pour régler le litige

Failure to comply with the advertising and competitive bidding measures does not constitute an irregularity of such gravity that the judge must dismiss the contract to settle the dispute

by gmorales on 26 May 2011 | Category: Public markets
L'absence de respect des mesures de publicité et de mise en concurrence ne constitue par une irrégularité d'une gravité telle que le juge doit écarter le contrat pour régler le litige L'absence de respect des mesures de publicité et de mise en concurrence ne constitue par une irrégularité d'une gravité telle que le juge doit écarter le contrat pour régler le litige

CE 23 May 2011, Department of GUYANA, Req.n ° 314715

Rule n ° 1:

The Council of State recalls the rule that when the judge is seized of a dispute relating to the execution of a contract, the parties to this contract can not invoke a breach of the rules of advertising and competition for attempt to evade their contractual obligations.

Rule n ° 2:

The contract resulting from the application of a tacit renewal clause has the character of a new contract, the awarding of which must normally be preceded by an advertising and tendering procedure.

Rule n ° 3:

Failure to comply with the advertising and competitive bidding measures does not constitute an irregularity of such gravity that the judge must dismiss the contract to settle the dispute. In other words, although the contract has been signed in breach of the rules of advertising and competition, the judge may settle the dispute on the contractual field without automatically raise the nullity of the contract.