Public Procurement Act No.8 of 2020 effected

4 16 2021


The Public Procurement Act (PPA) No.8 of 2020 was enacted on 23rd November, 2020 and became operational on 16th April, 2021. The objective of the PPA is to enhance transparency, efficiency, effectiveness, economy, value for money, competition and accountability in public procurement; regulate and control practices relating to public procurement in order to promote the integrity, fairness and public confidence in the procurement process; promote the participation of citizens in public procurement; and continue the existence of the Zambia Public Procurement Authority