Jamaica: New Public Procurement Regime to Take Effect in 2019/20

08 Mar 19: Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, says the new public procurement regime will come into force in the new financial year, which begins April 1. Dr. Clarke, who was opening the 2019/20 Budget Debate in the House of Representatives on Wednesday (March 7), explained that new regime will enhance the potential for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to compete for larger shares of Government procurement contracts