PROCUREMENT AND INSPECTIONS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMICS
Deputy Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service Mikhail Evraev informed that the pandemics of the coronavirus infection (COVID-19) is a force majeure event, which must be taken into account analyzing complaints with regard to public procurement and procurement by state-run competition, investigating cases on administrative violations, considering petitions for including in the Register of Unfair Suppliers, and carrying out inspections.
Mikhail Evraev also emphasized that procurement designed to prevent and liquidate the consequences of spreading COVID-19 can take place from a single supplier * subject to cause-and-effect link between the purpose and the subject matter of such procurement.
From 25 March 2020, customers and businessmen from all Federal Districts (except Moscow and the Moscow region) have access to remote complaint investigations at the Central FAS Office. Petitions for remote consideration can be filed via a special link.
* Under Clause 9 Part 1 Article 93 of the Law on the contractual system.