The legislation that regulates the Government of PNG public procurement landscape is the National Procurement Act 2018 (Gazetted and commenced on the 1 April 2019) and the Public Finance and Management Act as amended 2018 (Gazetted and commenced on the 1 March 2019).
The National Procurement Act establishes the National Procurement Commission and the Board of the National Procurement Commission. The Commission is a Statutory Body.
The Public Finance and Management Act establishes an Authority to Pre-Commit Committee (APC Committee). The committee is not an independent body but a committee formed by the Heads of Departments of Finance, Treasury ( Chair) and National Planning and Monitoring. The Secretariat of the APC Committee is established within the Department of Finance.