SECTION .0200 ‑ CONTRACTING PROCEDURE FOR CONSULTANTS
01 NCAC 05D .0201 GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY
State agencies shall acquire consultive services only when the contract is in the best interests of the State. In acquiring such services, competition shall be sought whenever practicable as determined by the Division of Purchase and Contract. No agency which is subject to the provisions of this Subchapter may contract for services of a consultant nature except in accordance with the provisions of this Subchapter.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143-64.21;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Readopted Eff. February 27, 1979;
Amended Eff. February 1, 1996;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.