/ 13 May 2022

Treasury lifts tender ban but new regulations have ‘unintended consequences’

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Deviations: Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo has said the new directives will speed up the tender process and that corrupt actions would be dealt with after the fact. (David Harrison)
Government department accounting officers can now authorise contract deviations that previously had to go through the treasury

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