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:Armoured Public Order Land Rover.

Prior information notice


Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The Chief Constable on behalf of and in the name of the Policing Board for Northern Ireland
c/o Seapark, 151 Belfast road
For the attention of: Project 6578
BT38 8PL Carrickfergus

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
Public order and safety
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Armoured Public Order Land Rover.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
The work to be completed at economic operators premises with Final Product to be delivered to Northern Ireland.

NUTS code UKN0

II.3)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Contracting Authority will supply 60 x Land Rover Defender 110 heavy duty chassis cabs plated to 3 500 kgs GVW as platforms to be converted to Armoured Public Order vehicles. All 60 vehicles must be delivered complete by no later than 1.7.2012.
Upon successful completion of the initial 60 units, the Contracting Authority may wish to supply the successful tenderer a further 60 x Land Rover Defender 110 heavy duty chassis cabs plated to 3 500 kgs GVW as platforms to be converted to Armoured Public Order vehicles. These 60 vehicles are to be delivered complete by no later than 1.7.2013.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35412200, 44430000

II.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.7)Additional information:
Suppliers instructions.
1. To register your company on the eSourcing portal:

Access the website:

And click the button "register" - review and accept the Terms and Conditions and click "continue" - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click "Save" when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password(please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password.
Click the "PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers" link on the left side of the page.
(This will open up a list of the Pre-qualification questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).
Click on the "Search/Filter" button.
Click the search drop down and pick "Project code".
Enter value as "6578".
Any PQQ that is currently running will appear in the box on the screen.
Click on the PQQ title which will open up a summary.
Click on the "Express Interest" button.
This will move the PQQ into your "My PQQs/ My ITTs" page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking "Buyer Attachments" in the "PQQ/ ITT Details" box.
3. Communication - Once you have reviewed any attachments, instructions or messages if applicable, you can also use the "Messages" function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
A bond or similar type arrangement may be required to assure the assets of the Contracting Authority in the event of financial failure of the Economic Operator.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: