In these regulations the following terms have the following meanings:
the agreements duly signed and based on the templates provided by UEFA to the bidders as part of the bid requirements;
the documents completed, signed when required and returned to UEFA as part of the bidding procedure, being a formal offer of the UEFA member association to host a UEFA final or UEFA final phase in accordance with the bid requirements;
Bid dossier development phase
the period commencing with the delivery of the bid requirements to the bidders by UEFA and ending on the bid dossier submission deadline;
the documents provided by UEFA to the bidders setting out the requirements that they must satisfy to host a UEFA final or UEFA final phase and establishing the basis on which the bid dossiers will be evaluated by UEFA for the selection and appointment of the host association;
a UEFA member association wishing to host a UEFA final or UEFA final phase, from the time such UEFA member association declares its interest in bidding;
the entire procedure conducted by UEFA to appoint a host association, comprising an initiating phase, a bid dossier development phase and an evaluation phase;
the period commencing on the bid dossier submission deadline and ending with the appointment of the host association by the UEFA Executive Committee;
the bidder that is appointed by the UEFA Executive Committee to host a UEFA final or UEFA final phase;
the period commencing with the official invitation to declare an interest in bidding sent to each UEFA member association and ending with the delivery of the bid requirements to the bidders by UEFA;
a visit conducted by or on behalf of UEFA to the territory of a bidder to meet any bodies relevant to its bid, if UEFA considers it appropriate for the evaluation of the bid dossier;
the finals of the UEFA club competitions, except for the UEFA Youth League and the UEFA Futsal Champions League, including all related official events and activities ;
UEFA final phase
the final phases of the UEFA representative team competitions, except for the UEFA Regions' Cup and the UEFA European Women's Futsal Championship, including all related official events and activities.
Headings used in these regulations are for convenience only and shall not affect the interpretation of these provisions.
In these regulations, the use of the masculine form refers equally to the feminine, and vice versa.