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8. Non-Compliance

The Chief Officer in the Ministry of Finance is responsible for monitoring compliance with The Procurement Law, 2016.

The CPO is responsible for monitoring the operation of the public procurement process for compliance with The Procurement Law 2016, and all associated regulations, policies and procedures and to report non-compliant incidents to the Chief Officer of the affected Ministry or Portfolio or Chief Executive Officer of the affected Public Authority. The CPO may conduct audits and periodic inspection of public bodies and issue directions to them.

The Chief Officer in a given Ministry or Portfolio, or the Chief Executive Officer of each Public Authority is responsible for implementing and ensuring compliance with The Procurement Law, 2016, and all associated legislation, policies and procedures within the Ministry or Portfolio.

Consequences of non-compliance may include:

  • Specific expectations in applying the CIG Procurement Policy will be reviewed with the non-compliant public officer(s);
  • The non-compliant public officer(s) may be asked to complete a training session covering the matter in question; and
  • The authority to procure may be revoked for the non-compliant public officer(s) until it can be demonstrated that the public officer(s) will adhere to The Procurement Law, 2016, and all associated regulations, policies and procedures.