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6 Establishing Contracts

Public contracts need to be drafted with a view to promoting the best value for Government.

Best Practice Guide 6: Establishing Contracts

Key documents

Ministry of Finance has developed a series of guides on the procurement process and required documentation for government officers who purchase goods, services or works on behalf of the Government of Timor-Leste.

The Best Practice Guide 6: Establishing Contracts explains:

  • how to establish a public contract when procuring goods, services and works for the Government of Timor-Leste, and
  • the 22 key commercial principles of procurement contracts and provides standard form contracts available for use.


The Guide also includes the key document for this step of the procurement process:

  • Standard Form Contract(s)