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Source: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

11/16/2020 – Legislative process – Economy


The issuing of the ordinance is a prerequisite for the commissioning of the competition register at the Federal Cartel Office (BKartA). The register is used to inform contracting authorities about the legal violations attributable to a company that must or can lead to its exclusion from the award procedure (mandatory reason for exclusion) (optional reason for exclusion). The basis for the establishment of the register is the law on the introduction of the competition register (Competition Register Act, WRegG), which came into force on July 29, 2017 and contains the authorization to issue the statutory ordinance Competition for public contracts and concessions (WRegVO) specifies the provisions of the WRegG, in particular with regard to the following areas: details of electronic communication between the registry authority and the users of the registry (notifiable authorities, clients, companies) including registration, data storage requirements, including Content and scope of the data to be reported as well as data protection requirements, introduction of a fee of 20 euros for issuing a self-disclosure from the register, requirements for applications and evidence of the companies for the premature deletion of entries due to e implemented compliance measures (so-called self-cleaning under public procurement law). The draft has not yet been coordinated by ministries. The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy initiated state and association participation on November 13, 2020. Comments can be submitted up to December 2, 2020, and the comments are intended to be published on the website of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. We ask you to notify us accordingly if you do not agree to publication. In this case, it is only noted on the website of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy that a statement was submitted and who wrote it.

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