Empowering Supplier Status

October 31, 2016

 

On Friday 28 October 2016, the DTI confirmed by Gazette 40375, Notice 708 of 2016 that All companies measured from 01 May 2016 onward will enjoy automatic Empowering Supplier recognition until further notice. 

 

In terms of the notice:

- Point (a) extends the recognition for certificates issued during the inaugural year enjoyed in terms of the Old Codes of Good Practice and Sector Codes

- Point (b) then extends this automatic recognition to all certificates issued on or after 01 May 2016, until further notice.

 

In summary, the following entities certificates enjoy automatic Empowering Supplier recognition:

(1) All certificates issued in terms of the Old (2007) Codes of Good Practice and all Sector Codes

(2) All certificates issued in terms of the Revised (2013) Codes of Good Practice on or after 01 May 2016.

 

The following entities certificates DO NOT enjoy automatic empowering supplier status, it thus would need to be verified:

(1) All certificates issued in terms of the 2013 Codes before 01 May 2016.

 

For any questions regarding the above statement, please contact Stanley Grau at 021 525 8600 or stanleyg@msct.co.za

 

Click to download Gazette 40375, Notice 708 

 

 

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