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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

115. Implementation of system


(1) The accounting officer of a municipality or municipal entity must—
(a) implement the supply chain management policy of the municipality or municipal entity; and
(b) take all reasonable steps to ensure that proper mechanisms and separation of duties in the supply chain management system are in place to minimise the likelihood of fraud, corruption, favouritism and unfair and irregular practices.


(2) No person may impede the accounting officer in fulfilling this responsibility.