Non-Competitive Procurement and Exemptions
The Directive recognizes that special circumstances may require the use of non-competitive procurement. Those special circumstances are categorized as:
- Situations where non-application clauses of the AIT exist
- Situations for single sourcing
- Situations for sole source
Prior to commencement of non-competitive procurement, supporting documentation must be approved by an appropriate authority within the Organization.
Non-competitive procurement must be approved by an authority one level higher than the authority level of competitive procurement of the same dollar value.