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Public contracts: The Council of State considers that street furniture contracts for the installation of Morris columns are not subject to competitive bidding (City of Paris)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 3 Street Furniture contracts are not systematically public procurement contracts subject to advertising and competitive bidding requirements. While they were thought to be definitively qualified as public contracts (EC, 4 November 2005, Société Jean-Claude Decaux, [2005] ECR 476, note B. du Marais), the Conseil d'État held that the contract for the installation and operation of Morris columns was a mere state-owned occupation agreement, excluded ipso facto from the rules on competitive bidding. To say that the qualification of the disputed agreement, which nonetheless concerned the installation and operation of 550 Morris columns and 700 poster poles, was a

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Arnaud Sée, Public contracts: The Council of State considers that street furniture contracts for the installation of Morris columns are not subject to competitive bidding (City of Paris), 15 May 2013, Concurrences N° 3-2013, Art. N° 53822, p. 170

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