South Africa: Public Procurement Bill to Be Considered By Cabinet

Cape Town — A Public Procurement Bill, aimed at consolidating the legal and policy framework for supply chain management, will be considered by Cabinet before April 2017, National Treasury said on Wednesday. In the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, National Treasury said the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO) is working to improve spending efficiency and eliminate opportunities for corruption.