Appeal and Review

Chapter VII Article 72 of the Afghanistan Public Procurement Law, 2008 provides a mechanism for an expert and independent administrative review in respect of Applications for Review brought by the bidders for alleged breaches of the provisions the Law. For the purpose of conducting Administrative Review of the Applications, the PPU has established an Administrative Review committee composed of experts.

Prior to the entry into force of a procurement contract, the bidder may submit an application for review of the related procurement proceeding to the procuring entity.

The decision of, or the failure to decide within the required time by the procuring entity may be appealed to the Administrative Review Committee, established by the PPU. Also subsequent to the entry into force of a procurement contract, the bidder shall submit the Application for Review of the related procurement proceeding to the Administrative Review Committee.

Pursuant to Article 95 of the Procurement Law, for the purpose of establishing detailed rules and procedure to fulfill and implement objectives and the provisions of chapter VII (Article 71 and 72) of the Law, the PPU has approved and adopted the “Manual of Procedures for Procurement Appeal and Review”. The Manual provides for procedures to support and administer the operations of the Administrative Review Committee and the Review Board established pursuant to provisions of Chapter VII of the Law. The manual is effective from March 18, 2007.

You can download the Appeal and Review documents in English Language from the following table.

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A&R Manual Manual of Procedures for Procurement Appeal & Review - Dari Version