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  • Accountability
    Effective mechanisms must be in place in order to enable officers and tender committees responsible for procurement in the procuring entity to discharge their personal responsibility on issues of procurement risk and expenditure.
  • Competitive Supply
    Public procurement must be carried out by competitive process unless specifically justified in accordance with this Act or Government policy.
  • Consistency
    Procurement policy shall be similar and consistent across the public sector.
  • Effectiveness
    Procuring entities should maximize the contribution to the commercial, regulatory and socio-economic goals of Government in a balanced manner appropriate to the procurement requirement.
  • Value for Money
    The procurement processes should be carried out to achieve the most advantageous combination of cost, quality, and sustainability over the life cycle of the project.
  • Fair-dealing
    Suppliers should be treated fairly and without unfair discrimination, including protection of commercial confidentiality where required. Public sector entities should not impose unnecessary burdens or constraints on suppliers or potential suppliers.
  • Integration
    Procurement policy should pay due regard to its impact on the Cabinet’s other economic and social policies.
  • Integrity
    There shall be no corruption or collusion with suppliers or other persons involved in a procurement process.
  • Informed decision-making
    Procuring entities are required to base decisions on accurate information and are required to monitor obligations to ensure that they are being met.
  • Legality
    Procuring entities shall conform to legal requirements.
  • Responsiveness
    Public sector entities should endeavor to meet the aspirations, expectations and needs of the community served by the procurement.
  • Transparency
    Public sector entities should ensure that there is openness and clarity in the conduct of the procurement policy including in the carrying out of all actions and decisions.