Section 39 of Public Procurement Act provides for cancellation of bidding process in particular circumstances. State those circumstances and implications of cancellation based on the provisions of that particular section and regulations 31 and 36 of the Public Procurement Regulations 2008.
Section 40 of the Public Procurement Act provides for procedures to be followed for award of procurement contracts, whereas section 41 provides for procedures for debriefing of unsuccessful bidders. Discuss those procedures.
Section 45(10) provides for remedies that the Independent Review Panel might suggest if it finds merit in an application for review. State three (3) of those remedies?
Regulation 56 of Public Procurement Regulations 2008 states the grounds on which an application for review may be dismissed. State three (3) of those grounds?
Regulation 72 identifies dissimilar activities which are subject to conflict of interest restrictions. State five (5) such activities.
Discuss and illustrate out two (2) circumstances when a consultant might not be hired with a view to avoid conflict of interest.