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Procurement Values and Principles

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The department is guided by the following values and principles of the constitution and relevant legislations:
1.    The national values and principles provided for under Article 10;
2.    The equality and freedom from discrimination provided for under Article 27;
3.    Affirmative action programmes provided for under Articles 55 and 56;
4.    Principles of integrity under the Leadership and Integrity Act, 2012 (No. 19 of 2012);
5.    The principles of public finance under Article 201;
6.    The values and principles of public service as provided for under Article 232;
7.    Principles governing the procurement profession, international norms;
8.    Maximisation of value for money;
9.    Promotion of local industry, sustainable development and protection of the environment; and
10.    Promotion of citizen contractors.