Parliamentary Question: DoDMV: Chief of SANDF

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Mr S Esau (DA) to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans:

Whether the Chief of the SA National Defence Force has used his procurement delegation (details furnished ) since 1 January 2009 for procurement outside the normal procurement process in cases of emergency; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, with regard to each specified contract,
(a) what is the name of the company, (b) what was supplied, (c) to whom was it supplied and (d) on what date were the goods or services supplied? 

REPLY

The only instance where emergency procurement has been required is for emergency operational purposes. The purpose being of an operational nature, the information will be made available to the Joint Standing Committee on Defence in line with section 199(8) of The Constitution, 1996.