Article 1057. Organization of a public competition.

1. A person who has publicly announced the payment of a monetary reward or the issuance of another award (award payment) for the best performance of work or the achievement of other results (public competition) must pay (issue) the award due to those who, in accordance with the terms of the competition the winner. 2. A public competition should be aimed at achieving any socially useful goals. 3. A public competition may be open when the proposal of the organizer of the competition to take part in it is addressed to everyone by announcement in the press or other media, or closed when the proposal to take part in the competition is sent to a certain circle of people chosen by the organizer of the competition. An open competition may be due to the prequalification of its participants, when the organizer of the competition conducts a preliminary selection of persons who wish to participate in it. 4. The announcement of a public competition must contain at least the conditions stipulating the nature of the task, the criteria and the procedure for evaluating performance or other achievements, the place, term and procedure for presenting them, the size and form of the award, as well as the procedure and deadlines for announcing the results of the competition. 5. To a public tender containing an obligation to conclude an agreement with the winner of the tender, the rules provided for in this chapter shall be applied insofar as not otherwise specified in Articles 447 - 449 of this Code.

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References to other articles of chapter 57. Public competition:
Article 1058. Change of conditions and cancellation of a public competition.
Article 1059. Decision to pay a reward.
Article 1060. The use of works of science, literature and art, awarded.
Article 1061. Return of the submitted works to the participants of the public competition.