Construction contracts, including those used in public procurement projects, are often based on FIDIC terms, which are international, universal and commonly applied.
Legislative solutions included in public procurement law smooth the way for Santa Claus to perform all contract obligations before children awake.
A beneficiary of EU Structural Funds that violates procedures and has to repay the funding because of a failure by Polish state authorities to implement EU regulations properly may seek damages from the State Treasury.
If a price offer submitted by a contractor is grossly low, the contracting authority is first required to demand an explanation from the contractor. If the suspicion of underbidding is confirmed, the bid must then be rejected.
Not all companies financed or supervised by public finance units, managed by public appointees or majority-owned by the Polish State Treasury have to award contracts under the procedures established by the Public Procurement Law.