Delegations

The procurement activities are subject to the requirements set out in the Public Works and Procurement Act 1912, the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 and the Public Finance and Audit Act 1983, Treasurer’s Directions, IPART’s delegation schemes and its policies and procedures for managing expenditure.

Delegations are powers delegated by the Premier or Agency Head (CEO of IPART) to public servants under legislation to perform financial and administrative functions on their behalf.

Financial

Financial Delegation under Public Finance and Audit Act 1983 Act

  • Financial delegations specify the amount of money that public servants are authorised to spend on behalf of the Department. Generally, the amount increases with an officer’s grade. The IPART Finance Delegations can be found on the XXXX.

Procurement

Procurement Delegation under the Public Works and Procurement Act 1912

  • A procurement delegation is the authority conferred upon an individual who will ensure a specific procurement activity is conducted in line with policy and that risks associated with any proposed exception or deviation from policy are adequately controlled. For Procurement Delegations, see IPART Delegations.

In accordance with the Public Works and Procurement Act 1912 and NSW Procurement Board Direction 2013-03, IPART is authorised to enter into arrangements with suppliers for the procurement of goods and services.