Planning phase

Poland

1.1. National level

Are public procurement plans of public institutions centrally available yes/no + link

Yes – on the public entities websites

Is the data machine-readable?  Is it structured?

Depends…most of them are scans

Is there a central website for the planning, public discussion of investments?

NO

Are planning documents, needs assessments published? Is there a threshold? (explain)

NO – apart from the general budget

Are amendments to these documents available?

NO

For how many years are these documents available? (explain if needed)

Depends on the entity

Name of experts in market consultations, needs assessment

NO

Reasons why these experts have been elected

NO

Comments

Hard to find on the website

1.2. Local

Are municipalities required to publish their procurement plans? Is there a threshold? Explain.

Yes, no threshold

Do they in general comply with the law?

Hard to tell. According to: Article 13a.

1. Contracting authorities referred to in Article 3 para. 1 point (1)

and (2), and associations of such contracting authorities, no later

than 30 days as of the day of adoption of the budget or financial

plan by their authorised body, shall draw up plans of contract

award procedures they intend to conduct in a given financial year,

and shall post these plans on their website. But sometimes it is hard to find them (is there a sanction?)

If no legal requirement, are there still procurement plans publicly available (yes/no/n.a)

N/A

Is there a general format for it?

No – only content

Is it machine readable (yes/no/depends)

Depends

Sample source (URL)

http://bip.um.sosnowiec.pl/Article/get/id,535233.html https://bip.lublin.eu/urzad-miasta-lublin/zamowienia-publiczne/plan-postepowan-o-udzielenie-zamowien/plan-postepowan-o-udzielenie-zamowien-na-2019-rok,5,18911,2.html

http://umkolobrzeg.esp.parseta.pl/index.php?id=100965

Are municipalities required to consult the public prior to major investments (explain)

NO

Are public consultation regular prior to public investments?

NO

Are planning documents, needs assessments published where necessary? Is there a threshold?

NO

Name of experts in market consultations, needs assessment

NO

Reasons why these experts have been elected

NO

Comments

In general there is no other information than planning document. For this reason there is no documented source describing planning process.

Hungary

1.1. National level

Are public procurement plans of public institutions centrally available yes/no + link

yes https://ekr.gov.hu/portal/kozbeszerzes/terv-kereses (since 2018)

Is the data machine-readable?  Is it structured?

yes

Is there a central website for the planning, public discussion of investments?

no

Are planning documents, needs assessments published? Is there a threshold? (explain)

rarely

Are amendments to these documents available?

no

For how many years are these documents available? (explain if needed)

n/a

Name of experts in market consultations, needs assessment

no

Reasons why these experts have been elected

no

Comments

1.2. Local

Are municipalities required to publish their procurement plans? Is there a threshold? Explain.

PPPs have to be done by april 15 of the given year. it should be public and kept available for 5 years

Do they in general comply with the law?

not all publish on their own website, but through the national PP database

If no legal requirement, are there still procurement plans publicly available (yes/no/n.a)

n/a

Is there a general format for it?

pdf

Is it machine readable (yes/no/depends)

yes, but older ones on the PPAs website on scanned pdf

Sample source (URL)

http://kba.kozbeszerzes.hu/apex/f?p=103:54:5837379334773579::NO:::

Are municipalities required to consult the public prior to major investments (explain)

no

Are public consultation regular prior to public investments?

no

Are planning documents, needs assessments published where necessary? Is there a threshold?

no

Name of experts in market consultations, needs assessment

no

Reasons why these experts have been elected

no

Comments

Spain

1.1. National level

Are public procurement plans of public institutions centrally available yes/no + link

No, they’re dispersed and difficult to find (most of them don’t publish)

Is the data machine-readable?  Is it structured?

No

Is there a central website for the planning, public discussion of investments?

No

Are planning documents, needs assessments published? Is there a threshold? (explain)

Needs assessments for a specific contract, yes, under the new law

Are amendments to these documents available?

no

For how many years are these documents available? (explain if needed)

5 years (under the new law)

Name of experts in market consultations, needs assessment

Yes (under the new law)

Reasons why these experts have been elected

Yes (under the new law)

Comments

1.2. Local

Are municipalities required to publish their procurement plans? Is there a threshold? Explain.

No

Do they in general comply with the law?

N/A

If no legal requirement, are there still procurement plans publicly available (yes/no/n.a)

No (maybe some of them have it, but I haven’t found it)

Is there a general format for it?

N/A

Is it machine readable (yes/no/depends)

N/A

Sample source (URL)

N/A

Are municipalities required to consult the public prior to major investments (explain)

No.

Are public consultation regular prior to public investments?

No.

Are planning documents, needs assessments published where necessary? Is there a threshold?

Name of experts in market consultations, needs assessment

Yes, for each contract

Reasons why these experts have been elected

yes

Comments

(from march 2018)

Romania

1.2. National level

Are public procurement plans of public institutions centrally available yes/no + link

yes   http://sicap-prod.e-licitatie.ro/pub

Is the data machine-readable?  Is it structured?

yes

Is there a central website for the planning, public discussion of investments?

no

Are planning documents, needs assessments published? Is there a threshold? (explain)

not all the time and not for all projects, some can be available through access to information request

Are amendments to these documents available?

not all the time and not for all projects, some can be available through access to information request

For how many years are these documents available? (explain if needed)

In theory, these should be available from 2007, according to OUG 34/2006. In practice, these were not always published but could be available through FOIA requests.

Name of experts in market consultations, needs assessment

n/a

Reasons why these experts have been elected

n/a

Comments

n/a

1.2. Local

Are municipalities required to publish their procurement plans? Is there a threshold? Explain.

The procedure is the same as above

Do they in general comply with the law?

If no legal requirement, are there still procurement plans publicly available (yes/no/n.a)

Is there a general format for it?

Is it machine readable (yes/no/depends)

Sample source (URL)

Are municipalities required to consult the public prior to major investments (explain)

Are public consultation regular prior to public investments?

Are planning documents, needs assessments published where necessary? Is there a threshold?

Name of experts in market consultations, needs assessment

Reasons why these experts have been elected

Comments