The Ministry for Regional Development provides practical guidance for the process of the award of public contracts and co-ensures development of related legal norms. In addition, the Ministry participates in devising national concept for the field of the cooperation between public and private sectors (PPP-Public Private Partnership). The Ministry administers “Information System on Public Contracts” and Public Procurement and Concessions Portal.
The subject-matter of the activity of the Ministry in the area of public contracts and PPP consists in the practical guidance of the process of the award of public contracts under current legislation in force so that the process of the award of public contracts may lead to economical, non-discriminatory and transport use of public means.
The Ministry co-ensures legislative drafts of the Act on Public Contracts and its compliance with legislative amendments to the EU legal regulations; it draws up expert opinions, represent the Czech Republic in inter-ministerial working groups with the European and world organisations in the field of public procurement, as well as cooperation of public and private sectors.
Publication subsystem, list of approved economic operators, list of systems of certified economic operators, register of concession contracts and statistical outputs on public contracts are an integral part of the Information System on Public Contracts.