President Luis Abinader signed Law 6-21 to legalize procurement procedures to purchase vaccines during a pandemic. The law amends Art. 6 of Procurement Law 340-06.
The new law establishes that in the case of a declared epidemic, and within the framework of a National State of Emergency, vaccines’ import is not subject to the regulations in Law 340-06.
Law 6-21 establishes that the Procurement Agency is in charge of preparing policies and guidelines to guarantee vaccines’ acquisition efficiency and transparency.
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23 January 2021
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