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Notice for Consultation - Public Procurement Bill 2019

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Project Title: Notice for Consultation - Public Procurement Bill 2019
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Publication Date: 15/10/2019
Reference Number: 1111
Contract Type: Services
Estimated Value: Not Provided
Currency: Not Provided
Deadline for Expression of Interests: 14/11/2019 17:00
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Contract Notice

1. Project Title: Notice for Consultation - Public Procurement Bill 2019

2. Suitable for SMEs: Yes
3. Contract Type: Services
4. Description: The Ministry of Finance of The Bahamas is pleased to release for a thirty (30) day consultation period, the draft Public Procurement Bill 2019.

The consultation period commences on 15th October and ends on 14th November, 2019. The draft Bill may be found on the government’s website at http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/compliance or on the Public Financial Management & Performance Monitoring Reform (PFM/PMR) Project website at http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/pfmpmr

Written comments and questions regarding the draft Bill may be submitted via email to the Procurement Officer danielsferguson@bahamas.gov.bs or alternatively in writing, to the Procurement Officer:

Key sections of the Bill include:
•Establishment of a Public Procurement Department headed by a Chief Procurement Officer;
•Establishment of a Public Procurement Board;
•Procedures for complaints;
•Establishment of a Procurement Review Tribunal;
•Public Notification on contract awards
•Established consistent methods of procurement and bidding processes;
•Debarment procedures;
•Margins of preference for domestic suppliers; and
•Set-aside contract opportunities for MSMEs.

5. Awarding Authority:
Ministry of Finance
Cecil Wallace Whitfield Building, West Bay Street, P.O. Box N-3017, Nassau, N3017, Bahamas
Tel. (242) 604-1055, Email: danielsferguson@bahamas.gov.bs
Contact: Procurement Officer


6. ISIC Code(s):
41 - Construction of buildings - 4100 - Construction of buildings
81 - Services to buildings and landscape activities - 8130 - Landscape care and maintenance service activities
47 - Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles - 4741 - Retail sale of computers, peripheral units, software and telecommunications equipment in specialized stores
56 - Food and beverage service activities - 5621 - Event catering
47 - Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles - 4761 - Retail sale of books, newspapers and stationary in specialized stores

7. Main place of delivery:
Ministry of Finance Cecil Wallace Whitfield Building, West Bay Street P.O. Box N-3017, Nassau, Bahamas

8. Reference Number: 1111

9. Estimated Value
Value: Not Provided
Currency: Not Provided
10. Deadline for Expression of Interests: 14/11/2019 17:00

11. Response Address:
As in section 5. Awarding Authority

12. Other Information:
The draft Bill may be found on the government’s website at http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/compliance or on the Public Financial Management & Performance Monitoring Reform (PFM/PMR) Project website at http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/pfmpmr.

Written comments and questions regarding the draft Bill may be submitted via email to the Procurement Officer danielsferguson@bahamas.gov.bs or alternatively in writing, to the Procurement Officer