Public Spending Code Compliance
The Public Spending Code came into effect in September 2013. As outlined in Circular 13/13: “The Public Spending Code: Expenditure Planning, Appraisal & Evaluation in the Irish Public Service-Standard Rules & Procedures”, the objective of the code is to ensure that best value is achieved by the state for the resources it has at its disposal.
Local Authorities and all bodies in receipt of public funding are obliged to comply with the requirements of the Code. Each Authority is required to complete a Quality Assurance process and publish an annual report which is signed off by the Chief Executive.
The following report is the “Public Spending Code-Quality Assurance Report” for Mayo County Council for the years ended 2017, 2018 and 2019
Procurements in Excess of €10 million
During 2019 there was one procurement in excess of €10m. The details of which are as follows