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


Municipal Supply Chain Management Regulations, 2005

Chapter 2: Framework for Supply Chain Management Policies

Part 2: Acquisition management

14. Lists of accredited prospective providers


(1) A supply chain management policy must—
(a) instruct the accounting officer—
(i) to keep a list of accredited prospective providers of goods and services that must be used for the procurement requirements of the municipality or municipal entity through formal written price quotations; and

[Regulation 14(1)(a)(i) substituted by section 3 of Notice No. 4198, GG49863, dated 14 December 2023]

(ii) at least once a year through newspapers commonly circulating locally, the website of the municipality or municipal entity and any other appropriate ways, to invite prospective providers of goods or services to apply for evaluation and listing as accredited prospective providers;
(b) specify the listing criteria for accredited prospective providers; and
(c) disallow the listing of any prospective provider whose name appears on the National Treasury’s database as a person prohibited from doing business with the public sector.


(2) The list must be updated at least quarterly to include any additional prospective providers and any new commodities or types of services. Prospective providers must be allowed to submit applications for listing at any time.


(3) The list must be compiled per commodity and per type of service.