Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Public Accounts Committee

2014 Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General and Appropriation Accounts
Vote 29 - Communications, Energy and Natural Resources
Chapter 13 - The Development of Eircode, the National Postcode System

10:00 am

Mr. Mark Griffin:

That was because the view was taken at that stage that PA Consulting was familiar with the project. As I understand it, the rules on public procurement allow an extension of the contract in certain circumstances up to a value not exceeding 50% of the original tender.