Art. 72. Form and manner of publication of notices

1. Notices and calls referred to in Articles 70, 71 and 98 including the information set out in Annex XIV, in the format of standard forms, including standard forms for corrigenda, are edited and submitted to the Publications Office of the European Union by electronic means and published in conformity with Annex V.

2. Notices and calls referred to in paragraph 1 are published within five days from their submission, except the provisions on their publication by the Publications Office of the European Union.

3. Prior information notices shall not be published on a buyer profile before the dispatch to the Publications Office of the European Union of the notice of their publication in that form. They shall indicate the date of that dispatch.

4. The Publications Office of the European Union shall ensure that the full text and the summary of prior information notices referred to in Article 70, par 2 and 3 and calls for competition setting up a dynamic purchasing system, as referred to in article 55, par. 6, letter a) continue to be published:

a) in the case of prior information notices, for 12 months or until receipt of a contract award notice as provided for in Article 98 indicating that no further contracts will be awarded during the 12-month period covered by the call for competition. However, in the case of public contracts for social and other specific services, the prior information notice referred to in point 142, comma 1, shall continue to be published until the end of its originally indicated period of validity or until receipt of a contract award notice as provided for in Article 98 indicating that no further contracts will be awarded during the period covered by the call for competition;

b) in the case of calls for competition setting up a dynamic purchasing system, for the period of validity of the dynamic purchasing system

5. Confirmation of the receipt of the notice and of the publication of the submitted information, with mention of the date of publication released by the contracting station to the Publications Office of the European Union shall be used as a proof of the publication.

6. Contracting authorities may publish notices for public contracts that are not subject to the publication requirement laid down in this Code, provided that those notices are sent to the Publications Office of the European Union by electronic means in accordance with the format and procedures for transmission indicated in paragraph 1.