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Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (Act No. 56 of 2003)

Chapter 11 : Goods and Services

Part 1 : Supply chain management

114. Approval of tenders not recommended


(1) If a tender other than the one recommended in the normal course of implementing the supply chain management policy of a municipality or municipal entity is approved, the accounting officer of the municipality or municipal entity must, in writing, notify the Auditor-General, the relevant provincial treasury and the National Treasury and, in the case of a municipal entity, also the parent municipality, of the reasons for deviating from such recommendation.


(2) Subsection (1) does not apply if a different tender was approved in order to rectify an irregularity.