On 1 August 2017, the Cabinet approved seven draft ministerial regulations as proposed by the Ministry of Finance in principle, as follows:

  1. the draft ministerial regulation prescribing other agencies as government agencies;
  2. the draft ministerial regulation prescribing the qualifications of a person eligible for registration as an entrepreneur;
  3. the draft ministerial regulation prescribing supply that state would like to promote and support;
  4. the draft ministerial regulation prescribing a budget for procurement by specific methods, procurement that does not require a written agreement, and the appointment of a supply inspector;
  5. the draft ministerial regulation prescribing the criteria, method, and conditions for the registration of consultants;
  6. the draft ministerial regulation prescribing the hiring rate for contractors who provide design service or construction work supervision; and
  7. the draft ministerial regulation prescribing additional restrictions on appeals.

These ministerial regulations are being reviewed by the Council of State on an urgent basis. For more information or advice, please contact Baker McKenzie.

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