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Last edited 27 Feb 2021
Abnormally low tender
- Is more than 15% lower than the adjusted average price; and
- Exceeds the proximity margin, that is more than 1% lower than the lowest qualifying price.
Potentially abnormally low tenders should be excluded unless the tenderer satisfactorily explains the aspects that appear abnormally low.
Ref Guidance for public sector contracting authorities on the procurement of construction works, published by the Scottish Procurement and Property Directorate on 21 Dec 2018.
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