Unless otherwise specified, this Agreement covers procurement by entities included in this Annex, subject to the following thresholds:
1 Accident Compensation Corporation: This Agreement does not cover procurement of pension fund management, public insurance and fund placements, investments and financial services related to securities or trading on an exchange.
2 Sport New Zealand: The Agreement does not apply to the procurement of goods and services containing confidential information related to enhancing competitive sport performance.
a Electrical stringing services (part of the total range of activities covered by CPC Prov. 5134);
b Tower painting services (part of the total range of activities covered by CPC Prov. 5173);
c For greater certainty, projects funded directly by private sector customers where those projects would not be undertaken except for the funding provided by those customers.
4 Ōtākaro Limited: All obligations in the Agreement specifically relating to Annex 1 entities shall apply. For greater certainty, the thresholds are SDR 130,000 for Goods and Services and SDR 5,000,000 for Construction Services, and all agencies subordinate to Ōtākaro are covered.
5 Fire and Emergency New Zealand: This Agreement only covers procurement that was previously covered by the New Zealand Fire Service Commission. For the avoidance of doubt, the following procurements are excluded from cover: any procurement by Fire and Emergency New Zealand that was previously conducted by Rural Fire Authorities, Rural Fire Committees and/or Territorial Authorities (for the purposes of their functions under the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977).