Art. 39. Ancillary purchasing activities

1. The ancillary purchasing activities referred to in Article 3, paragraph 1, letter m) may be attributed to central purchasing bodies referred to in Article 38.

2. Besides cases in paragraph 1, contracting authorities or entities may recur, for the performance of ancillary purchasing activities, with exclusion of the activities referred to in Article 3, paragraph 1, letter m), point 4, to service providers identified by means of the conduct of procedures in this Code.