Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber), 29 March 2012

SAG ELV Slovensko a.s. and Others v Úrad pre verejné obstarávanie

Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Najvyšší súd Slovenskej republiky

Public procurement — Directive 2004/18/EC — Contract award procedures — Restricted call for tenders — Assessment of the tender — Requests by the contracting authority for clarification of the tender — Conditions

Case C‑599/10


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
04/05/2012 SAG ELV Slovensko and Others
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2012:191
29/03/2012 SAG ELV Slovensko and Others
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2012:191
29/03/2012 SAG ELV Slovensko and Others
Application (OJ)
05/03/2011 SAG ELV Slovensko and Others
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Najvyšší súd Slovenskej republiky – Interpretation of European Parliament and Council Directive 2004/18/EC of 31 March 2004 on the coordination of procedures for the award of public works contracts, public supply contracts and public service contracts (OJ 2004 L 134, p. 114) and, in particular, of Articles 2, 51 and 55 thereof – Possible obligation on the awarding authority to request clarification of a tender in case of need – Extent of that obligation

Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.02 Public procurement
      4.11.02.02 General rules applicable to public contracts
        4.11.02.02.02 Conduct of procurement procedures
          4.11.02.02.02.04 Choice of participants
            4.11.02.02.02.04.02 Abnormally low tenders


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 17/12/2010

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

29/03/2012


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 72 from 05.03.2011, p.11

Judgment: OJ C 151 from 26.05.2012, p.7

Name of the parties

SAG ELV Slovensko and Others

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. X: Le pouvoir adjudicateur d'un appel d'offres restreint doit demander des explications au candidat lorsque l'offre semble contenir un prix anormalement bas, La Semaine Juridique - édition générale 2012 nº 15 p.741 (FR)
  2. Aubert, Michel ; Broussy, Emmanuelle ; Donnat, Francis: Chronique de jurisprudence de la CJUE. Marchés publics, L'actualité juridique ; droit administratif 2012 p.1001-1002 (FR)
  3. McGowan, David: An obligation to investigate abnormally low bids? SAG ELV Slovensko a.s. (C-599/10), Public Procurement Law Review 2012 p.NA165-NA168 (EN)
  4. Knauff, Matthias: Vergaberecht: Transparenz bei Vergabe öffentlicher Aufträge, Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht 2012 p.391-392 (DE)
  5. Elsner, Bernt: Kontradiktorische Erörterung in der Angebotsprüfung, Zeitschrift für Vergaberecht und Beschaffungspraxis 2012 p.304-305 (DE)
  6. Meister, Marie: Obligations du pouvoir adjudicateur, Europe 2012 Mai Comm. nº 5 p.192 (FR)
  7. Durviaux, Ann Lawrence: Arrêt "Slovensko": les exigences liées au débat contradictoire dans l'analyse des offres en droit des marchés publics, Journal de droit européen 2012 nº 191 p.218-219 (FR)
  8. Durviaux, Ann Lawrence: Les obligations du pouvoir adjudicateur confronté à des offres anormalement basses ou imprécises, Revue trimestrielle de droit européen 2013 p.361 (FR)
  9. Codina García-Andrade, Xavier: Why Manova is not Slovensko: a new balance between equal treatment of tenderers and competition?, Public Procurement Law Review 2015 p.NA109-NA117 (EN)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Najvyšší súd Slovenskej republiky (Cour suprême de la République slovaque) - Slovakia

Subject-matter

  • Freedom of establishment
  • Freedom to provide services
  • Approximation of laws

Provisions of national law referred to

Zákon č. 25/2006 Z. z. o verejnom obstarávaní a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov, § 9, ods. 1 až 4, § 33, ods. 1 až 9, § 42

Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

quatrième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Bonichot

Advocate General

Kokott

Language(s) of the Case

  • Slovak

Language(s) of the Opinion

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