Norway - 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 sub-central government entities operating at the regional (counties) or local (municipalities) level.
    • 2 All bodies governed by public law. 1
      • 3 All associations formed by one or several of the entities covered by the preceding paragraphs 1 and 2.
        • 4 An indicative list of procuring entities which are bodies governed by public law follows.
          • INDICATIVE LIST OF PROCURING ENTITIES WHICH ARE BODIES GOVERNED BY PUBLIC LAW
            • 1 Bodies
              • 1 Enova SF (Enova SF)
                • 2 The Norwegian Guarantee Institute (Garantiinstituttet for eksportkreditt, GIEK)
                  • 3 South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Sør-Øst RHF)
                    • 4 Western Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Vest RHF)
                      • 5 Central Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Midt-Norge RHF)
                        • 6 Northern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Nord RHF)
                          • 7 Innovation Norway (Innovasjon Norge)
                            • 8 The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (Norsk Rikskringkastning, NRK)
                              • 9 The University Centre in Svalbard (Universitetssenteret på Svalbard AS)
                                • 10 Uninett, The Norwegian Research Network (Uninett AS)
                                  • 11 Simula Research Laboratory AS (Simula Research Laboratory AS)
                                    • 12 Norwegian Social Science Data services AS (NSD) (Norsk samfunnsvitenskapelig datatjeneste)
                                    • 2 Categories:
                                      • 1 State Banks (Statsbanker)
                                        • 2 Publicly owned and operated museums

                                    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 in regard of procurement of FSC 58 (communications, protection and coherent radiation equipment) from Canada;

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

                                    until such time as Norway has accepted that the Parties concerned provide satisfactory reciprocal access for Norwegian goods, suppliers, services and service providers to their own procurement market.

                                    2 The provisions of Article XVIII shall not apply to suppliers and service providers of: show more/less

                                    a Japan, Korea and the United States 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 in Norway, until such time as Norway accepts that they no longer operate discriminatory measures in favour of certain domestic small and minority businesses;

                                    b Japan in contesting the award of contracts by Norwegian entities, whose value is less than the threshold applied for the same category of contracts awarded by this Party.

                                    3 In regard of goods, services, suppliers and services providers from Canada this Annex shall only apply to procurement by sub-central government entities operating at regional level (counties).

                                    1 A body is considered to be governed by public law when it: show more/less

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

                                    ii has legal personality; and

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