The Regulatory Authority for Public Procurement is responsible for managing the regulatory system for awarding public contracts and public service delegation agreements.
As such, it is particularly responsible for:
- Providing opinions, proposals, and recommendations in determining policies and developing regulations on public procurement and public service delegations;
- Support public information sharing, the training of all actors involved in public procurement, the development of professional and performance evaluation systems for actors managing the awarding, execution, and supervision of public procurement services or public service delegations;
- Conduct investigations, and implement procedures for independent audits;
- Penalize irregularities found in the awarding or public contracts and public service delegations;
- Settle non-judicial disputes that arise during the awarding of public contracts and public service delegations;
- Offer opinions in the extra-judicial settlement of disputes arising during their execution.
The Regulatory Authority for Public Procurement may be charged with the performance of any duty relating to public procurement or public service delegations as assigned by the Government.