The Regulatory Board is the supreme body that brings together all members of the Regulatory Authority for Public Procurement.
The Regulatory Board is a tripartite body composed of nine members representing, equally, the administration, the private sector and civil society. It is composed of the following:
- A representative of the Ministry of Finance;
- A representative of the Ministry of Public Works;
- A representative of the Court of Auditors;
- Three members of professional organizations representing economic operators in construction and public works, trade and services according to the terms defined in Article 15 of Decree No. 2009-157 of May 20, 2009 on the assignation, organization and functioning of the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority; and
- Three members representing organizations or associations working in the field of good governance, ethics and the anti-corruption.
Members of the Regulatory Board are selected from personalities or institutions with an established moral and professional reputation in the legal, technical, economic, and financial fields. They are appointed by Presidential decree, upon the proposal of ministries, socio-professional bodies and civil society organizations to which they belong. They benefit from special state protection in return for performing their duties.
Members of the Regulatory Board are appointed for a three-year mandate, renewable only once. The mandate ends, either at the normal expiration of the term, or because of death or resignation or the loss of quality that motivated appointment. It can also end by dismissal due to misconduct or actions that are incompatible with their duties upon he proposal of the Regulatory Board or their administration or organization of origin.
The Regulatory Board is chaired by a person elected by the members from among the representatives of the administration for the duration of its mandate.