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The Government of Grenada has introduced a system of procuring its goods, works and services, and disposing its assets with the passing of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property Act in 2014 and Regulations in 2015.

The Act provides for the procurement of goods, works, and services by all public entities including Ministries and Departments, Statutory bodies, Boards and Commissions.

The Act establishes the relevant institutions for the proper governance of the procurement system and prescribes the procedures for its efficient operation.

The Public Procurement Board, the Review Commission, and the Central Procurement Unit, are the main institutional bodies in the system. The public Procurement Board is responsible for the overall functioning of the procurement system including conducting the following above the prescribed thresholds:

  1. Promote the application of fair, competitive transparent, value for money standards and practices for the procurement and disposal of public assets and services.

  2. Approve the evaluation committee and issuing Certificate of No Objections.

  3. Approve the use of procurement methods other than open competitive tendering.

  4. Take steps to minimize negative economic impact.

  5. Issue directions to procuring entities to ensure compliance with the Act and Regulations.

  6. Manage public procurement and disposal of public property in accordance with the Act.

  7. Initiate public procurement policy and propose amendments to the Act

The Review Commission is responsible for resolving disputes arising from Suppliers who Claim to have suffered or risk suffering loss or damage due to the breach of a duty imposed on a procuring entity by this Act and the Regulations.

 

The Central Procurement Unit is responsible for conducting procurement on behalf of government departments that has not been authorized as procuring entities and organize the purchase of common use items either under individual contract or framework contract arrangements on behalf of selected or all procuring entities.

Stipulated in the Procurement Regulations are the procedures and limits for conducting procurement such as tendering, challenging debarment, and disposal of assets.

The Government of Grenada is committed to applying the provisions of the new procurement legislation in a fair and transparent manner that would result in increased economic benefits to all citizens. At the same time, government expects all stakeholders to comply with the provisions of the Procurement Act to the fullest extent.

 

 

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Tel: (473) 440-2731 / 2732
Ext: 31206/31087
Fax: (473)440-4115

 

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