Art. 129. Contract notice and Contract award notices

1. Contract notices may be used as a means of calling for competition in respect of all procedures. They shall contain the information set out in the relevant part of Annex XIV, Part II and shall be published in accordance with Article 130.

2. Not later than 30 days after the conclusion of a contract or of a framework agreement following the decision to award or conclude it, contracting entities shall send a contract award notice containing the results of the procurement procedure. Such notice shall contain the information set out in Annex XIV, Part II, letter G and shall be published in accordance with Article 130. Provisions in Article 98, paragraphs 2, 3, 4 and 5 shall also apply.

3. In the case of contracts for research-and-development services (‘R&D services’), the information concerning the nature and quantity of the services may be limited to:

a) the indication ‘R&D services’ where the contract has been awarded by a negotiated procedure without a call for competition in accordance with Article 125;

b) information at least as detailed as was indicated in the notice that was used as a means of calling for competition.