The European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) judgment in the “Uniplex” case required certain changes to be made to the general time limits for starting proceedings in the High Court by parties wishing to challenge decisions made by contracting authorities or utilities. A public consultation was launched on possible options to achieve compliance with the ECJ decision and the Cabinet Office has now published a document summarising the outcome of this consultation. The conclusion is that the time limit under the procurement regulations should be 30 days running from the date of knowledge, with Court discretion to extend the period up to a maximum of 3 months from the date of knowledge. Read more. The Public Procurement (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2011 have been laid before Parliament and will come into force on 1 October 2011, amending the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. The amendments seek to implement changes required by the Uniplex decision and also provide more clarity for the purposes of applying the Regulations. Read more.