Performance of the Duties and Functions of the Procurement Ombudsman (continued)
Alternative Dispute Resolution Process
23 (1) If a party to a contract requests an alternative dispute resolution process under paragraph 22.1(3)(d) of the Act with respect to a dispute on the interpretation or application of a contract’s terms and conditions, the Procurement Ombudsman shall ask the other parties if they agree to participate in such a process and to bear the costs of that process, within 10 working days after the request, and permit those parties 10 working days to respond to his or her request.
(2) The Procurement Ombudsman shall receive a request that is in writing and includes
(3) Within 10 working days after receiving the last of the other parties’ responses,
Coming into Force
Footnote *24 These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 307 of the Federal Accountability Act, chapter 9 of the Statutes of Canada, 2006, comes into force, but if it is after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.
Return to footnote *[Note: Regulations in force May 5, 2008, see SI/2008-52.]
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