NIGERIAN LAW REFORM COMMISSION
4TH & 5TH FLOOR, CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT, C& C BUILDING SECRETARIAT, PHASE 3, ABUJA
INVITATION TO TENDER

1. INTRODUCTION
1.1. The Nigeria Law Reform Commission was established in 1979 by the Nigerian Law Reform Commission Act CAP N118 LFN 2004. The functions of the Commission as set out in sections 5 & 7 of the Act are generally to keep under review all federal Laws with a view to their systematic and progressive development and reform inconsonant with the prevailing norms of the Nigerian society.

1.2. The Commission hereby invites interested consultants and contractors to submit technical and financial bids for the execution if projects as contained in the 2019 Appropriation Act.

2. SCOPE OF WORK

CATEGORY A
Lot 1: Reform of Tax Laws
Lot 2: Completion of the Unification of Penal and Criminal Codes
Lot 3: Reform of Central Bank of Nigeria (Establishment) act 2007
Lot 4: Reform of code of conduct Bureau and Tribunal (CCB & T ) Act and related provisions of the constitution.

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
a. Evidence of Certificate Incorporation issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7
b. Evidence of Company Income’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2019
c. Evidence of current Pension Compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2019
d. Evidence of current Industrial raining Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019
e. Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2019
f. Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors Consultants and service Providers by submission of Interim registration Report (IRR) expiring 31/1/2020 or valid certificate issued by BPP.
g. Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committee of the Nigeria Law reform Commission or that bureau of public procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has pecuniary interested in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars
h. Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years 2016-2017-2018
i. Evidence if financial capability to execute the project by submission of reference Letter form a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, including willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed
j. Company’s Profile with the Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications (In case of construction: COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, etc.
k. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least (3) similar jobs executed Letters of Award, Valuation certificates certificate and Photographs of the projects
l. List of Plants/Equipment with proof of Ownership/Lease(where applicable)
m. For Category A: Evidence of Firms Practice License issued by the relevant professional body;
n. All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firms letter Head Paper bearing among others, the Registration Number (RC) an issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Number (preferably GSM No.) and e-mail address. The Letterhead paper must bear the Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by the authorized officer of the firm.

4. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENT (CATEGORY B)
Interested companies are to collect the standard bidding Document (SBD) form the office of Hon. Chairman, Nigeria Law Reform Commission, 4 Floor Room, 401 Central Business District, C&C Building, Federal Secretariat, Phase 3, Abuja on evidence of a non-refundable tender fee of N10, 000.00 per lot, paid into the NIGERIAN LAW REFORM COMMISSION’s remita account in any reputable commercial bank in Nigeria.

5. SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENTS (CATEGORY A)
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound of expression of Interested (EoI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to Hon. Chairman, Nigeria Law Reform Commission, 4 Floor Room, 401 Central Business District, C&C Building, Federal Secretariat, Phase 3, Abuja, and clearly marked with(the name of the protect and the Lot Number). Furthermore: the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box provided by the Nigerian Law reform Commission not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 15th July, 2019.

6. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (CATEGORY B)
Prospective bidders are to submit bid for each of the Lot desired, two (2) hard copies each of the financial and technical bids with softcopy of financial bid only in MS Excel format, packaged separately in sealed envelopes and clearly marked as Technical Bid OR Financial Bid. Thereafter, put the two sealed envelopes together in a bigger sealed envelope addressed to HON. Chairman , Nigerian Law Reform Commission, 4 Floor Room, 401 Central Business District, C&C Building, Federal Secretariat, Phase 3, Abuja and clearly marked with(the name of the protect and the Lot Number). Furthermore: the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box provided by the Nigerian Law reform Commission not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 12th August, 2019.

7. OPENING OF BIDS
The EOI/Technical Bid will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon on Monday, 15th July, 2019 and 12:00 noon on Monday 12 August, 2019 respectively, in the Hon. Chairman’s Office, 4t Floor, Room 401, Central Business District, C & C building, federal Secretariat, Phase 3 Abuja in the presence of bidder or their representative, while the Financial bids (for Category B) will be kept un-opened. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the Hon. Chairman’s Office as the Nigerian Laws Reform Commission will not be held liable from is laced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the office onnlre-info@yahoo.com

8. General information
a. Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized but the bidder
b. Bids submitted after deadline for submission would be returned un-opened
c. Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) lot
d. All costs will be borne by the bidders
e. Category A: Only shortlisted firms will be invited at a later date for collection of request for Proposal
f. Category B: Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at a later date for financial bids opening, while the financial bids of un-successful bidders will be returned un-opened.
g. The Nigerian Law reform Commission is not bound to pre-qualify any bidder and reserve the right to annul the procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

Signed
A.O. OJOMO
FOR: HON CHAIRMAN
NIGERIAN LAW REFORM COMMISSION

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