General Service Agreement Information

The following information will assist government staff in preparing a General Service Agreement (GSA) based on the type of service being contracted. Please note that the GSA is not to be used for third-party service agreements (e.g. Shared Cost Arrangements).

If you have any questions about the GSA or its schedules, please contact the ministry's Procurement Specialist or Legal Services Branch.

 

General Services

Last updated: July 2017

General Services are all general service contracts, including professional services, except Information Technology and Management Consulting Professional Services and Financial Review and Assurance Services (as described below).

 

Information Technology & Management Consulting Professional Services

Last updated: July 2017

Information Technology & Management Consulting Professional Services are service contracts (see Guidelines for IT Service Contracts); human resources benefits services contracts; accounting services contracts; and, Management Consulting Service Contracts. Refer to the definitions of each to determine whether the services provided require this version of the GSA/Schedules to be used.

 

Financial Review and Assurance Services

Last updated: July 2017

Financial Review and Assurance Services are service contracts for assurance services requesting a financial opinion, including financial audits and review engagements, provided by people with a recognized professional accounting designation.

Application of these terms and conditions are restricted to situations where the review and assurance work is: a) done by Internal Auditor and Advisory Services either directly or by a contractor hired by them; or b) done by a contractor hired by a ministry with an audit provision in their legislation