An Act to Amend the Procurement Act
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:
1 Paragraph 29(n) of the Procurement Act, chapter 20 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 2012, is repealed and the following is substituted:
(n)  prescribing the circumstances under which the Minister or a Schedule B entity may give preferential treatment to a prospective supplier and the manner in which and the method by which preferential treatment may be given to a prospective supplier, including the following:
( i) prescribing classes of prospective suppliers;
( ii) extending different levels of preferential treatment to prospective suppliers based on the class to which they belong; and
( iii) establishing an order of priority for receiving preferential treatment based on the classes of prospective suppliers;