As the Regulations or contract procedures are or have been in the German procurement law following three works clause referred for awards:
- Procurement and Contract Regulations for Construction Services (VOB)
- Awarding Regulations for Freelance Services (VOF)
- Award and contract regulations for services (VOL)
The VOF and VOL were incorporated into the procurement ordinance (VgV) in April 2016 .
Development of the term
The term “Vergabeordnung” has replaced the older term “Verdingungsordnung”. The composite term "procurement and contract regulations" makes it clear that the so-called regulations include not only provisions on the procurement procedure (Part A) but also Part B, which contains provisions on the contract to be concluded with the contracting partner.
- Allocation Ordinance (VgV)