Non-Competitive Procurement and Exemptions

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 The Directive recognizes that special circumstances may require the use of non-competitive procurement. Those special circumstances are categorized as:

  1. Situations where non-application clauses of the AIT exist
  2. Situations for single sourcing
  3. 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.