Tender for the Supply of Batteries

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The Transport Board invites Tenders for the supply of Batteries for the Board’s fleet of buses for a period of two years from 1st January 2013 – 31st December 2014.  The Tender is as specified below: –

12 Volt 23 Plate 460 per year
12 Volt 17 Plate 30 per year
12 Volt 11 Plate 50 per year


  1. The contractor will be required in accordance with the provisions of the Labour Clauses (Public Contract) Act 1952 (1952-12) to observe minimum conditions of employment, including payment of wages.  Each tender must be accompanied by a certificate, as specified in paragraph 3 of the above-mentioned Act.  Full details of these conditions may be obtained from the Chief Labour Officer, Warrens Office Complex, Warrens St. Michael.
  2. All Corporate tenderers must submit with their tender a copy of the Company’s certificate of Incorporation as evidence of the fact that the company is an existing Registered Company, as at the date of tender.  The certificate must be in the name of tenderer.  FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION WILL RENDER THE TENDER VOID.
  3. All quotes must be VAT Inclusive.
  4. Tenderers are advised that the Certificate of Incorporation referred to at paragraph 2 above, means a Certificate of Incorporation issued under the 1985 Companies Act or where applicable, a Certificate of Continuance and/or a Certificate of Amalgamation or a Certificate of Amendment.  Certificates must be dated after December 31, 1984.
  5. Certificate of Clearance from the Director, National Insurance Scheme, the Commissioner of Inland Revenue and the Comptroller of Customs in respect of VAT, must be submitted with tenders.
  6. Each tender must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Tender for Batteries” to the Chairman, Tenders Committee, Transport Board, “Weymouth”, Roebuck Street, St. Michael.  Tenders should be submitted not later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19th 2012.
  7. The successful tenderer will be required to enter into a contract drawn up on approval by the Board’s Attorney-at-Law.
  8. Envelopes should not bear the name of the tenderers.  Further information can be obtained from the General Manager on application.
  9. The Board does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender.