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Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive.

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The purpose of the Directive is: to ensure that publicly funded goods and services, including construction, consulting services, and information technology are acquired by Broader Public Sector (BPS) organizations through a process that is open, fair, and transparent; to outline responsibilities of BPS organizations throughout each stage of the procurement process; and to ensure that procurement processes are managed consistently throughout the BPS. The principles enunciated in the Directives are: accountability, transparency, value for money, quality service delivery, process standardization. Supply Chain Code of Ethics (CODE) - Organizations must formally adopt the Code in accordance with their governance processes and its purpose is to supplement the codes of ethics that organizations have in place. Section 7 of the Directive establishes Mandatory requirements: 1) Segregation of Duties; 2) Approval Authority; 3) Competitive Procurement Thresholds; 4) Information Gathering ; 5) Supplier pre-qualification; 6) Posting Competitive Procurement Documents; 7) Timelines for Posting Competitive Procurements; 8) Bid Receipt; 9) Evaluation Criteria; 10) Evaluation Process Disclosure; 11) Evaluation Team; 12) EValuation Matrix; 13) Winning Bid; 14) Non-Discrimination ; 15) Executing the Contract; 16) Establishing the Contract; 17) Termination Clauses; 18) Term of Agreement Modifications; 19) Contract Award Notification; 20) Supplier Debriefing; 21) Non-Competitive Procurement; 22) Contract Management; 23) Procurement Records Retention; 24) Conflict of Interest; 25) Bid Dispute Resolution.
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Issued by the Management Board of Cabinet.
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Legislation Amendment