59. The Chief Electoral Officer may qualify service providers prior to the acquisition process if:
(1) the qualification of service providers is preceded by a public notice to that effect on the electronic tendering system;
(2) the list of qualified service providers is published on the electronic tendering system and every provider is informed that its entry on the list has been accepted, or of the reason for refusal if entry is denied; and
(3) a public notice of qualification is published again at least once a year, even though the Chief Electoral Officer may qualify service providers at intervals varying from 1 to 3 years.