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Public Procurement Act Passed

04,Nov 2015
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By Mariama Mansaray

Parliament has on Tuesday passed into law the 2015 Public Procurement Act at the House of Parliament on Tower Hill in Freetown.

 

Honorable Sualiho Koroma, a member of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party argued that the National Public Procurements Authority has always used the no objection clause to get sole source purchasing.

The  Public Procurement Act 2015 is a provision for the continuance in existence of the national public procurement authority to regulate and harmonies public procurement processes in the public service to decentralize public procurement to procuring entities, to promote economic development, including capacity building in the field of public procurement by ensuring value for money in public expenditures and the participation in public procurement by qualified suppliers, contractors and other qualified providers of goods works and to provide for other related matters.

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