Advice to ignore procurement rules unlawful, say lawyers

posted by Andrew Allen
in Law
17 March 2022

South Africa’s public procurement system has been thrown into a state of uncertainty by a court judgement that has undermined the country’s Preferential Procurement Regulations, according to one of Africa’s leading law firms.

Legal experts at Bowmans told Supply Management that South Africa’s ZAR 1tn-a-year public procurement system had been thrown into turmoil by a Constitutional Court judgement that upheld a challenge against the regulations.

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