18. When opening each tender, the applicant’s representative shall first ensure that the conditions set for its admissibility have been respected in accordance with Division I of Schedule I. Where a condition has not been respected, the applicant shall immediately refuse the tender by stating aloud the irregularity observed. Where the conditions have been respected, the applicant’s representative shall then read aloud the name of the tenderer and the amount of the updated rent in the tender.
When all tenders have been opened, the applicant’s representative shall state the total number of tenders retained for study by the applicant, subject to subsequent verification of their conformity.
The above-mentioned observations shall be recorded in minutes countersigned by the witnesses.