New Australia/New Zealand Trade Agreement

Information Notice

We recently mentioned some upcoming changes regarding the new UK Trade Agreements with Australia and New Zealand. These legislative changes are now live.

These changes will update guidance on the following areas:

  • using PINs (Prior Information Notice) as a call for competition (any references to such are now being removed)
  • estimating the prices of contracts and 
  • terminating contracts

Please refer to Scottish Public Procurement Note Public procurement – Australia and New Zealand Free Trade Agreements (SPPN 1/2023) for more information on these changes.