Small Public Procurement Contracts: A Comparison of the French, Dutch And Belgian Legal Treatments

  • Bert BaeyensEmail author
Part of the Public Administration, Governance and Globalization book series (PAGG, volume 18)


Small public procurement contracts, with a value largely below the EU thresholds, are the subject of considerable different views in opinion and legal treatment: in some countries almost all contracts have to be published in official journals; in other countries, there is considerable discretionary power left to the public entities whether they publish these contracts, or even negotiate directly with the supplier they choose.


Public Procurement Public Entity Small Contract Competition Threshold Administrative Simplification 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New YorkUSA

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