"Bodies governed by public law" as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 means any bodies that have all of the following characteristics:
i they are established for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest, not having an industrial or commercial character;
ii they have legal personality; and
iii they have any of the following characteristics: Voir plus/moins
a) they are financed, for the most part, by the State, regional or local authorities, or by other bodies governed by public law;
b) they are subject to management supervision by those authorities or bodies; or
c) they have 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.
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