How to Appeal
- Submit a formal letter of complaint to the Permanent Secretary of the respective Ministry or Chief Executive Officer of The Public Institution as soon as you get know of the matter/decision leading to the complaint.
- If dissatisfied with the decision of the Accounting Officer or where the Accounting Officer does not give a decision within time, Submit appeal to the PPAA within 7 working days of knowing the decision leading to the appeal.
- Where the contract has entered into force following Communication of award to the winning bidder, Submit Appeal directly to the Appeals authority within 7 working days of knowing the decision.
NOTE Observe time limit in appeal submission
Appeal must be submitted within 7 working days of knowing the matter or decision leading to the appeal.
Written appeals should be submitted together with:
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MATTERS WHICH MAY BE APPEALED AGAINST:-
- Acceptance or Rejection of a Tender.
- Award or Proposed Award of a Contract.
- Inclusion of Unacceptable Provision in the tender document.
- Unacceptable Tender Process
- Decision, Act or Omission of the Procuring Entity or Reviewing Authority.
- Failure or refusal to make a decision within time limit.
- Blacklisting resulting from the Tender process
HOW TO APPEAL:-
Appeal in writing by letter to:-
The Executive Secretary,
Public Procurement Appeals Authority,
INFORMATION TO BE SUBMITTED
Name and address of the Ministry or Institution which floated the contested tender.
The tender being disputed.
Reasons leading to the appeal / complaint.
What action or reliefs are required from the PPAA.