- restricted procedure
England, WalesOne of four procedures through which a public body may award a contract under Public Sector Procurement Directive. The restricted procedure allows any interested party to request to participate in the contract tender but only those invited by the public body following a pre-qualification stage may submit a tender. The other procedures are the open procedure, the competitive dialogue procedure and the negotiated procedure.
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