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Offer of new service contract

62 Offer of new service contract

(1) This section applies if the chief executive—
(a) decides a service contract holder’s performance under a service contract (the
"existing contract" ) has been satisfactory; and
(b) proposes to offer a new service contract for the same kind of service provided under the existing contract, at the end of its term, for the same, or substantially the same, service contract area or route.
(1A) The chief executive must, by written notice, invite the holder to offer, whether by tender or in another way, for the new service contract.
(2) The chief executive may invite offers from the public or someone else only if the holder—
(a) refuses the invitation; or
(b) fails to respond to the invitation within a time (of at least 60 days) allowed by the chief executive; or
(c) fails to make an offer that is acceptable or, despite section 59 , is substantially acceptable.
(3) This section does not apply in relation to an existing contract
(a) that is—
(i) an emergency service contract; or
(ii) a service contract in relation to which an option to renew may be exercised; or
(b) that states that this section does not apply to it.

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