The primary objective of public procurement is to deliver goods and services necessary to accomplish government missions in a timely, economical and efficient manner. However, its impacts are not restricted to the public sector alone.

This Act is enacted to establish a government procurement system that has fair and open procurement procedures, promotes the efficiency and effectiveness of government procurement operation, and ensures the quality of procurement.

The Act regulates the procurement of goods, works and services financed, in whole or in part, from public funds and the disposal of government stores. All government agencies, institutions and establishments in which the government has a majority interest are mandated to comply with the Act.

The PPA is established by the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663) as a regulatory body responsible for the effective implementation of the Public Procurement Law in Ghana.

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AN ACT to amend the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663), to make further provision for public procurement, re-enact Part Two of the Act, provide for decentralised procurement and for connected purposes.

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