In the public sector, there are a number of central public procurement entities whose objectives are the creation and management of framework agreements in line with EU procurement directives  and which are available for use by designated public bodies. In the United Kingdom, for example, crown commercial service, municipal consortia such as Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) and Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO) and consortia, in the areas of higher education and training: APUC (in Scotland), Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC),  London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC), North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC),  North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC)  In the U.S. Federal Acquisition Regulation, the term “Nuet Purchase Agreements” or “BPAs” is used.  8.3. qualifications. Sections 8.1 and 8.2 do not apply if Cisco technology or the device on which it is authorized has been modified: (a) modified, with the exception of Cisco or its authorized representative; (b) were exposed to unusual physical conditions, accidents or negligence, or installation or use inconsistent with these CLUE or Cisco instructions; c) purchased free of charge, beta or on the basis of evaluation; (d) is not a Cisco branded product or service; or (e) was not provided by an authorized source. Following your immediate written notification to the authorized source during the warranty period for violation of this section 8 by Cisco Your only and exclusive remedy (unless otherwise available) is, Cisco`s choice of either repairing or replacing existing Cisco technology, or (ii) a refund of royalties, which are paid or payable for non-compliant software, or (b) fees paid for the period during which the cloud service was not met, except for amounts paid under a service/destination level contract. In describing efforts to reach an agreement between Israel and Palestine, Senator George J. Mitchell explained that, as part of the procurement process, a framework agreement is an agreement between one or more companies or organizations “to define the conditions for awarding contracts to be awarded over a specified period of time, including the price and, if applicable, the quantity provided.”  A number of international agreements are called framework agreements: the conclusion of a framework agreement can move the legislative power of states to a plenary session and shift the basis for the approval of the new standards and standards obtained through their negotiations.
 The practice of concluding framework agreements was born in the 1950s with an asylum agreement between Colombia and Peru.  A framework agreement is not an interim agreement.