ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Aug 2009In August 2009, the government of South Africa announced a change in the local input requirements for the participation in certain public purchases.
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"Draft Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2009", No. R. 1103,
published in Government Gazette no. 32489 of 14 August 2009: http://www.treasury.gov.za/public%20comments/1-32489%2014-8%20Nat%20Treas.pdf
"Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2011", No. R. 502, published in Government Gazette no. 34350 of 8 June 2011: http://www.treasury.gov.za/divisions/ocpo/sc/PPPFA/1-34350%208-6%20NatTreas.pdf
On the 14 August 2009, in the Government Gazette, the National Treasury advanced a new set of Draft Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2009. Interested persons are invited to send comments on this draft by 14 September 2009.
According to the announcement, the purpose of the proposed regulation is to "ensure that Government's preferential procurement procedures are aligned with the aims of the Broad-Based Black Economic Enpowerment Act. 2003 and associated Codes of Good Pracitces."
There are two proposed changes that may have implications for international commerce: