- 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.
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.
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).
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.