Sept. 2, 2021
All Systems Go for Public Procurement Legislation to Take Effect
After months of preparation, and years of legislative reform, the Government’s landmark public procurement legislation took effect on September 1st.
The Public Procurement Act, 2021 has implications for all government entities and state owned enterprises, which have been undergoing training and orientation exercises over the last four months. The Public Procurement Department, located in the Ministry of Finance, is fully established. Mr. Carl Oliver is serving as Acting Chief Procurement Officer while the recruitment exercise of the head of the department remains ongoing.