Jamaica: Public Procurement Regulations Approved By the House

13 June 19: The House of Representatives on Tuesday (June 11) approved the Public Procurement (Registration and Classification of Suppliers) Regulations, 2019. Piloted by Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, the Regulations are critical to the operationalisation of the reformed public procurement landscape. In his address, Dr. Clarke said the Regulations will fully enable the Public Procurement Commission to fulfil its functions of registering and classifying suppliers; of continuously assessing suppliers for capacity and performance; and establishing and managing activities of sector committees, among other functions.