New Public Works and Procurement Regulation 2019 in effect now

  • Announcement
Updated: 2 Sep 2019
Type
Announcement
Category
Policies and Procurement Board Directions
The new Regulation repeals and remakes the provisions of the Public Works and Procurement Regulation 2014. All provisions of the 2014 Regulation continue, with minor changes to reflect the recent machinery of government changes.

The Public Works and Procurement Regulation 2014 was due to be repealed on 1 September 2019 by section 10(2) of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1989.

All the provisions of the 2014 Regulation continue to be required.

The new Public Works and Procurement Regulation 2019 repeals and remakes the provisions of the 2014 Regulation, with only minor amendments to reflect the recent machinery of government changes.

The 2019 Regulation provides for:

  • the procurement of goods and services by and for government agencies, including procurement in emergencies, and the supply of goods and services by approved disability organisations
  • agreements between the NSW Procurement Board and public bodies that are not government agencies relating to procurement for or by those bodies
  • the investigation by the Board of a complaint that a public trading agency has failed to comply with competitive neutrality principles in relation to tender bids made by the agency in response to an invitation for tenders
  • the role of the Minister responsible for the public trading agency concerned in responding to a report of the Board with respect to such a complaint
  • savings and formal matters.

For more information, contact the NSW Procurement Service Centre on nswbuy@treasury.nsw.gov.au or 1800 679 289

Type
Announcement
Category
Policies and Procurement Board Directions