Tanzania PPP Regulations 2020

See below a summary update of the new PPP Regulations 2020: Market sounding will be conducted by Contracting Authority, or PPP advisor acting on behalf of the Contracting Authority, during or following the preparation of the Feasibility Study. Any market sounding shall not (a) distort competition or efficiency among potentially interested entities; or (b) undermine the principles of fairness, … Read more

Tanzania PPP Law Review 2020

Please feel free to download the Tanzania Chapter of the PPP Law Review 2020 prepared by VELMA Law. The purpose of this edition is to clarify and explain legal and other practical aspects involved in the formation of PPP contracts for disseminating best practices used by private professionals and governmental entities that rely on PPP … Read more

Arbitration Act 2020 Tanzania

The Tanzanian Parliament has enacted the new Arbitration Act 2020 which has been given Presidential assent and passed into law in February 2020 to replace the Arbitration Act 1931. The Act provides for conduct relating to “domestic arbitration”, “international arbitration” and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and related matters. Key issues addressed in the Act … Read more

LATRA Bill 2018

A Land Transport Regulatory Authority Bill 2018 has been presented to Parliament. If approved this shall establish Land Transport Regulatory Authority (LATRA) to control services in: rail transport; commercial road transport; commercial underground; and cable transport, in place of Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA). Please contact us if you have any comments or questions.

Public Private Partnership (Amendment) Act 2018 – unsolicited proposals

The Public Private Partnership (Amendment) Act 2018 will permit (see section 15(2) PPP Act, as amended) exempt unsolicited proposals from competitive tendering in the following circumstances: the project shall be of priority to the Government at the particular time and broadly consistent with the government strategic objectives; the private proponent does not require Government guarantee or any … Read more

Tanzania Investment Policy Assessment May 2018

USAID has published its Tanzania Investment Policy Assessment 2018 via its East Africa Trade + Investment Hub. Statistics are from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). See: http://unctad.org/en/Pages/statistics.aspx The set of investment policy questions that guided the research process are adapted from the World Bank Group. See http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/666341500008847215/pdf/117475-PUBLIC-WP-13-7-2017-12-8-30-SPIRAToolKitGuide.pdfInternational best practice is cited from several … Read more

Blueprint for Regulatory Reforms to Improve Tanzanian Business Environment

Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dodoma has in May 2018 published a Blueprint for Regulatory Reforms to Improve the Business Environment dated December 2017. The Blueprint provides the Government’s main framework for enabling a holistic review of the business enabling environment (BEE) in order to improve the business climate in Tanzania. It presents key … Read more

New Head of TIC

State House has announced that Geoffrey Idelphonce Mwambe has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC). We understand that from June 2016 Mr Mwambe was District Commissioner for Manyoni District in Singida Region and before that Director of Trade, Investment and Productive Sectors at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East … Read more