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New Brunswick Supplement

New Brunswick Supplement
to the
Atlantic Provinces
Standard Terms and Conditions

Effective 2005 June 30 to 2007 March 31

NOTE: In the event of any conflict or disagreement between this Supplement and the Atlantic Provinces Standard Terms and Conditions, this Supplement has precedence and will be assumed to be correct.  In the event of any conflict or disagreement between this Supplement and the Invitation documents, the Invitation documents have precedence and will be assumed to be correct.

The following sections are to be added to the Atlantic Provinces Standard Terms and Conditions only for those Invitations issued by the Province of New Brunswick.

2. Methods of Submission

2.4 Electronic Bids

2.4.6.1 In order to e-bid, Vendors must be registered (see section 3. Obtaining Documents) on the New Brunswick Opportunities Network (NBON); must complete the e-Bidding Registration Form; and must accept the e-Bidding Terms and Conditions.

2.4.6.2 E-bids must be submitted through the NBON system only. Submission by e-mail or other electronic means other than fax will not be accepted.

2.4.6.3 If a vendor submits an e-bid and the Invitation documents require that the Bid must be accompanied by original documents such as plans, security deposits, physical samples, etc., these original documents must be received in the Procurement Office prior to the Invitation closing date and time or the bid will be rejected.

3.    Obtaining Documents

3.2.1 Invitation documents are available free of charge to registered users from the New Brunswick Opportunity Network (NBON) at www.gnb.ca/3000, select the language of your choice, then click on the NBON logo.

3.2.2 The Province of New Brunswick also uses the following agencies to distribute Invitation Documents:

BIDS - www.bids.ca
MERX - www.merx.com

These Agencies require that Bidders be Registered users and pay a subscription or document fee before they are allowed to obtain the documents necessary to submit a Bid; registration, negotiations and payments must be done through the appropriate Agency.

4.    Vendor Registration

4.1.1    Bidder Registration: The Province of New Brunswick maintains a Vendor List for the Procurement of Goods and Services. Vendors may register online, free of charge by completing the electronic registration form accessible from the New Brunswick Opportunity Network (NBON) at www.gnb.ca/3000, select the language of your choice to access the main page, then click on the NBON logo. Vendors must be registered to download official Invitation Documents.

4.1.2    Bidders who prefer to receive Bid Information through BIDS or MERX must be registered with those agencies and pay the associated fees to receive official Invitation Documents.

10.    Payment Terms and Discounts

10.1.1    The Province of New Brunswick's payment terms are net 30 days and will be calculated from the date the invoice or goods/services have been received, whichever is later.

10.1.2    Early payment discounts offered that are less than 30 days will not be considered in the evaluation of the Bid. 

10.1.3    Discount terms must appear on the Bid, and on the invoice.

27.    Language

27.1.1    All Bids, supporting materials, operation manuals and documentation must be submitted in either French, English or both official languages, except where the Government of New Brunswick explicitly indicates that a language other than English or French can be used.


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