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IKM Advocates

Public accounting officers cannot be glorified clerks

In recent years, there have been a number of media reports about procurement malpractice and misuse of public funds by public officers entrusted with such duties.  The reports tend to elicit a lot of public indignation and debate has often centered around who s..

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Webber Wentzel

South Africa's Procurement Regulatory Regime finds itself in muddy waters

Regulatory uncertainty abounds in the procurement space after the recent Constitutional Court judgment upholding the Supreme Court of Appeal's decision to invalidate the 2017 Preferential Procurement Regulations.

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Sal & Caldeira Advogados

Amendments to the Public Procurement Regulation

Procurement by public entities has undergone various changes over the years. Decree-Law no. 48817, of 19 February 1969, applied in Mozambique through Ordinance no. 555/71, of 12 October, which approved the Construction and Provision of Public Works Regulation, was updated..

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South Africa: Public procurement cast into uncertainty by Constitutional Court judgment

It is estimated that the South African Government spends almost ZAR 1 trillion per year through the public procurement system. This system has now been thrown into a state of uncertainty following a Constitutional court judgementRead More

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