Cabinet has approved the commencement date of The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property Act No. 14 of 2021 passed by the House of Assembly on December 1, 2021.
Minister for Public Works and the Digital Economy Cassani Laville says the act will come into effect on April 1, 2022.
Minister Laville says, the Act also aims to encourage participation of suppliers, contractors and consultants in public procurement proceedings.
He added, these regulations provide for two-stage bidding for an open, competitive procurement process – the technical evaluation and the final bid containing prices and other financial details.
Minister for Public Works and the Digital Economy Cassani Laville