Types of procurement procedures
1. Procurement procedures may be
- open procedures,
- restricted procedures,
- innovation partnerships,
- negotiated procedures,
- competitive dialogues,
- negotiated procedures without prior publication of a contract notice.
2. Negotiated procedure, competitive dialogue and negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice may only be conducted under the conditions laid down by this Act. Innovation partnership shall aim to serve the purpose specified by this Act.
3. In the course of a procurement procedure there shall be no changeover from one type of procedure to another.
The contracting authority can apply the specific procurement methods defined in Chapter XVI.