North Macedonia - Sub-Central Government Entities - Annex 2 doc report

Thresholds for: SDR
Goods 200,000
Services 200,000
Construction services 5,000,000
National Currencies

1 All regional or local contracting authorities show more/less

All sub-central government entities (local self-government units) and subordinated organizations. Sub-central government entities shall be understood as contracting entities of administrative units with population between 7 million and 3 million, between 3 million and 800 000 and between 800 000 and 150 000 inhabitants and smaller administrative units such as municipalities.

2 All contracting authorities which are bodies governed by public law. show more/less

a A "body governed by public law" means any body: show more/less

i established for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest, not having an industrial or commercial character; and

ii having legal personality; and

iii financed, for the most part, by the State, or regional or local authorities, or other bodies governed by public law, or subject to management supervision by those bodies, or having an administrative, managerial or supervisory board; more than half of whose members are appointed by the State, regional or local authorities or by other bodies governed by public law.

b An indicative list of contracting authorities which are bodies governed by public law follows.

  • b An indicative list of contracting authorities which are bodies governed by public law follows.
    • 1 Agency for National Roads
      • 2 Employment Agency of the Republic of North Macedonia
        • 3 Electronic Communications Agency
          • 4 Energy Agency of the Republic of North Macedonia
            • 5 Cadastre Agency
              • 6 Spatial Planning Agency
                • 7 Postal Regulatory Agency
                  • 8 Railroads Regulatory Agency
                    • 9 Energy and Water Services Regulatory Commission
                      • 10 Agency for Supervision of Capitally-Financed Pension Insurance
                        • 11 Insurance Supervision Agency
                          • 12 Audio and Audio-Visual Media Services Agency
                            • 13 Agency for Movies
                              • 14 Civil Aviation Agency
                                • 15 Food and Veterinary Agency
                                  • 16 JS Company for Managing Business Premises, owned by the State
                                    • 17 JS Company "Media Information Agency" Skopje, owned by the state
                                      • 18 JS Company for Construction and Management of Residential and Business Premises of Significance to the State
                                        • 19 JS Company for Organizing Games of Chance "State Lottery" Skopje
                                          • 20 "Boris Trajkovski" DOOEL – Skopje
                                            • 21 Accreditation Institute of the Republic of North Macedonia
                                              • 22 Standardization Institute of the Republic of North Macedonia
                                                • 23 Directorate for Technological Industrial Development Zones
                                                  • 24 Health Insurance Fund
                                                    • 25 Pension and Disability Insurance Fund
                                                      • 26 Fund for Innovations and Technological Development
                                                        • 27 Deposit Insurance Fund
                                                          • 28 Waters Fund
                                                            • 29 National Bank of the Republic of North Macedonia
                                                              • 30 Central Registry of the Republic of North Macedonia
                                                                • 31 Competition Protection Commission
                                                                  • 32 Securities and Exchange Commission
                                                                    • 33 Centres for regional development
                                                                      • 34 Public institutions in the area of healthcare
                                                                        • 35 Public institutions in the area of child care
                                                                          • 36 Public institutions in the area of social care
                                                                            • 37 Public institutions in the area of education (primary, secondary and tertiary) and science
                                                                              • 38 Public institutions in the area of culture
                                                                                • 39 Correctional facilities
                                                                                  • 40 Public enterprises established by the Republic of North Macedonia or the units of the local government and the city of Skopje so as to carry out an activity of public interest other than water supply, energy, transport and postal services
                                                                                    • 41 Other legal entities established for a specific purpose, to fulfill the needs of public interest other than those of industrial and commercial nature, which are largely financed by the Procuring Entities referred to in Article 9 paragraph 1 item a) of the Public Procurement Law or by such legal entities, or are subject to control in the operations by the Procuring Entities referred to in Article 9 paragraph 1 item a) of the Public Procurement Law or such legal entities, or where more than half of the members of the management or supervisory board have been appointed by the Procuring entities referred to in Article 9 paragraph 1 item a) of the Public Procurement Law or such legal entities.

                                                                                    1 The following shall not be considered as covered procurement: show more/less

                                                                                    a procurement by procuring entities covered under this Annex in regard of suppliers, services and service providers from the United States;

                                                                                    b procurement by procuring entities covered under this Annex of air traffic control equipment in regard of suppliers and service providers from the United States;

                                                                                    c procurement by cities-regions listed under NUTS 1 and NUTS 2 in the Regulation 1059/2003 (as amended – NUTS Regulation), local procuring entities and bodies governed by public law covered under this Annex in regard of goods, services, suppliers and service providers from Canada;

                                                                                    d procurement by procuring entities covered under this Annex of good or service components of procurement which are not themselves covered by this Agreement in regard of suppliers and service providers from the United States and Canada;

                                                                                    e procurement between SDR 200,000 and SDR 355,000 by procuring entities covered under this Annex of goods and services for suppliers and service providers from Canada;

                                                                                    f procurement by local contracting authorities (contracting authorities of administrative units listed under NUTS 3 and smaller administrative units, as referred to in Regulation 1059/2003 (as amended)) in regard of goods, services, suppliers and service providers from New Zealand;

                                                                                    g procurement by contracting authorities of administrative units listed under NUTS 1 and 2 as referred to in Regulation 1059/2003 (as amended), in regard of goods, services, suppliers and service providers from New Zealand, unless their procurement is covered under Annex 3;

                                                                                    h procurement by regional and local contracting authorities (contracting authorities of administrative units listed under NUTS 2 and 3 and smaller administrative units, as referred to in Regulation 1059/2003 (as amended)) in regard of goods, services, suppliers and service providers from Australia;

                                                                                    i procurement between 200,000 SDR and 355,000 SDR by regional contracting authorities and between 200,000 SDR and 400.000 SDR for bodies governed by public law covered under this Annex of goods and services for suppliers and service providers from Australia;

                                                                                    j procurement by procuring entities covered under this Annex of: show more/less

                                                                                    i motor vehicles, as described in the Chapters of the Combined Nomenclature (CN) specified below: show more/less

                                                                                    DescriptionCN
                                                                                    Motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver;
                                                                                    8702
                                                                                    Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 8702), including station wagons and racing cars;
                                                                                    8703
                                                                                    Motor vehicles for the transport of goods;
                                                                                    8704
                                                                                    Special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed for the transport of persons or goods (for example, breakdown lorries, crane lorries, fire fighting vehicles, concrete-mixer lorries, road sweeper lorries, spraying lorries, mobile workshops, mobile radiological units);
                                                                                    8705
                                                                                    Motorcycles (including mopeds) and cycles fitted with an auxiliary motor, with or without side-cars; side cars;
                                                                                    8711
                                                                                    Carriages for disabled persons, whether or not motorised or otherwise mechanically propelled.
                                                                                    8713

                                                                                    ii components for motor vehicles, as described in the Chapters of the Combined Nomenclature (CN) specified below: show more/less

                                                                                    DescriptionCN
                                                                                    Chassis fitted with engines, for the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705;
                                                                                    8706 00
                                                                                    Bodies (including cabs), for the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705;
                                                                                    8707
                                                                                    Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705;
                                                                                    8708
                                                                                    Parts and accessories of vehicles of headings 8711 to 8713;
                                                                                    8714
                                                                                    Trailers and semi-trailers; other vehicles, not mechanically propelled; parts thereof.
                                                                                    8716

                                                                                    in regard of suppliers and service providers from Australia,

                                                                                    until such time as North Macedonia has accepted that the Parties concerned provide satisfactory reciprocal access to Macedonian goods, suppliers, services and service providers to their own procurement markets.1

                                                                                    2 The provisions of Article XVIII shall not apply to suppliers and service providers of Japan, Korea, US and Australia in contesting the award of contracts to a supplier or service provider of Parties other than those mentioned, which are small or medium sized enterprises under the relevant provisions of Macedonian law, until such time as the Republic of North Macedonia accepts that they no longer operate discriminatory measures in favour of certain domestic small and minority businesses.2

                                                                                    3 The provisions of Article XVIII shall not apply to Japan and Korea in contesting the award of contracts by entities listed under Annex 2 paragraph 2, until such time as the Republic of North Macedonia accepts that they have completed coverage of sub-central entities.3

                                                                                    4 The provisions of Article XVIII shall not apply to Japan and the Republic of Korea in contesting that award of contracts by entities of the Republic of North Macedonia, whose value is less than the threshold applied for the same category of contracts awarded by these Parties.4

                                                                                    1 This reservation will only apply as from the date North Macedonia becomes a member of the European Union.

                                                                                    2 This reservation will only apply as from the date North Macedonia becomes a member of the European Union.

                                                                                    3 This reservation will only apply as from the date North Macedonia becomes a member of the European Union.

                                                                                    4 This reservation will only apply as from the date North Macedonia becomes a member of the European Union.