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SECTOR COMMITTEES

Sector Committees were established to assist the National Contracts Commission (NCC) in evaluating recommendations for the award of government contracts in a timely manner. Sector Committees are extensions or sub-sets of the NCC. Each Sector Committee has public sector agencies which are assigned to it. The agencies are required to submit, to the Sector Committees, their recommendations for the award of contracts which are valued at $15,000,000.00 or above.

Responsibilities of the sector committee

  • To satisfy itself that all prescribed tender procedures have been observed by the agencies which are assigned to it;
  • To convene meetings as necessary to receive and review the tender reports which are submitted by the Public Sector Agencies;
  • To make recommendations for the award of public sector contracts and, immediately thereafter, submit to the NCC, in the prescribed form, of its decisions;
  • To record official minutes and to keep permanent records of all of its proceedings.

Membership of sector committees

The membership of each sector committee is comprised of a minimum of three persons from the host agency, inclusive of the Chairman and one representative of the NCC. The NCC representative is a member of the staff of the TSD of the Office of the Contractor General (OCG). The Committee usually includes members who are drawn from the following disciplines and/or professions:

  • Architecture;
  • Quantity Surveying;
  • Civil Engineering;
  • Electrical/Mechanical Engineering;
There may also be members from the following:
  • An Attorney-at-Law;
  • An Accountant or financial specialist;
  • A member who is familiar with business and commerce; and
  • Other participants who may be co-opted, for specialist tenders, as may be deemed necessary in the judgment of the Committee.


Sector Committees With Agencies Attached To Them

Below is a listing of the sector committees with the agencies attached to them. Please click the link to the right to obtain more information.

Sector Committee Attached Agencies More Info
Education Sector Committee Click Here
Bath Fountain Hotel and Spa
Broadcasting Commission
Central Emergency Relief
Central Food Organization
College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE)
Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica
Creative Production and Training Centre
Devon House Development Commission
Edna Manley School of the Visual and Performing Arts
Education Institutions
Human Employment and Resource Training/HEART Trust
Industrial Appenticeship
Institute of Folk Culture
Institute of Jamaica
Jamaica Business Development Centre
Jamaica Information Service
Jamaica Library Service
Jamaica Movement for Adult Literacy
Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO
Jamaica National Heritage Trust
Jamaica Reservation Services Limited
JAMAL Foundation
Management Institute for National Development (M.I.N.D)
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Labour and Social Security
Ministry of Tourism
National Council for the Aged
National Council for the Disabled
National Council on Education
National Insurance Scheme (NIS)
National Library of Jamaica
National Youth Service (NYS)
Nutrition Products Ltd.
Overseas Examinations Office
Social, Economic and Support Programme (S.E.S.P.)
Students' Loan Bureau
Teacher Training Colleges
The Early Childhood Commission
University Council of Jamaica
University of Technology, Jamaica
University of the West Indies
Health Sector Committee Click Here
Administrator General's Department
Adoption Board
Agricultural Credit Board
Agricultural Development Corporation
Agricultural Marketing Corporation
Bellevue Hospital
Central Board of Health
Child Development Agency
Dental Auxiliary School
Dental Council
Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Department
Golden Age Home
Government Chemist
Health Centers
Health Corporation of Jamaica
Hope Botanical Gardens
Hope Institute
Jamaica 4-H Clubs
Kingston Public Hospital
Medical Appeals Tribunal
Medical Council
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
Ministry of Health and Environment
National Council on Drug Abuse
National Family Planning Board
National Health Fund
North East Regional Health Authority
Nurses Training Schools
Nursing Council
Nursing Home Appeals Tribunal
Nutrition Advisory Council
Pesticides Control Authority
Pharmacy Council
Professions Supplementary to Medicine Council
Quarantine Advisory Council
Regional Health Authorities
Registrar General's Department
Registration Appeal Tribunal (Pharmacy)
Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA)
Sir John Golding Rehabilitation Centre (Mona Rehab)
South East Regional Health Authority
Southern Regional Health Authority
Sugar Industry Authority
University Hospital of the West Indies
Veterinary Board
Western Regional Health Authority
Jamaica Social Investment Fund Click Here
Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC)
Jamaica Social Investment Fund
Jamaica Tourist Board
Scientific Research Council
Social Development Commission
Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCO)
National Works Agency Click Here
Accountant General Department
Air Transport Licensing Board
Attorney General's Department
Auditor General's Department
Bank of Jamaica
Bauxite and Alumina Trading Company (B.A.T.C.O)
Beach Control Authority
Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission
Board of Supervision
Bureau of Standards
Bureau of Women's Affairs
Caribbean Maritime Institute
Caymanas Track Limited
Central Information and Technology Office (CITO)
Cinematograph Authority
Clarendon Alumina Production Limited (CAP)
Clarendon Parish Council
Companies Office of Jamaica
Consumer Affairs Commission
Court of Appeal
Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (C.H.A.S.E.)
Customs Department
Department of Correctional Services
Department of Local Government
Electricity Division
Factories Corporation of Jamaica Ltd.
Fair Trading Commission
Family Court
Financial Services Commission
Firearm Licence Authority
Fiscal Services Limited
Hanover Parish Council
Independence Park Limited
Institute of Sports
International Centre for Environment and Nuclear Science
Island Special Constabulary Force
Island Traffic Authority
Jamaica Archives and Records Department
Jamaica Bauxite Institute
Jamaica Bauxite Mining
Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority
Jamaica Constabulary Force
Jamaica Container Repairs Services Limited
Jamaica Cricket 2007 Ltd.
Jamaica Customs Department
Jamaica Defence Force
Jamaica Fire Brigade
Jamaica Railway Corporation
Jamaica Social Policy Evaluation Project
Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC)
Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation
Kingston City Centre Improvement Company
Kingston Wharves
Manchester Parish Council
Maritime Authority of Jamaica
Metropolitan Management Transport Holdings
Metropolitan Parks and Markets
Milk River Bath
Mines and Geology Division
Ministry of Energy and Mining
Ministry of Finance and the Public Service
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of National Security
Ministry of Transport and Works
Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture
MPM Waste Management Ltd.
Municipal Markets
Municipal Services Commission
National Commission on Science and Technology
National Disaster Committee
National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA)
National Works Agency
North Eastern Parks & Markets
Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management
Office of the Cabinet
Office of the Contractor General
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Office of the Parliamentary Counsel
Office of the Prime Minister
Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR)
Parish Councils Islandwide
Petrojam Limited
Petroleum Company of Jamaica
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica
Petroleum/Ethanol Company Limited
Police Public Complaints Authority
Portland Parish Council
Post and Telecommunications Department
Private Security Regulation Authority
Public Accountancy Board
Public Broadcasting Corporation
Public Sector Reform Unit
Publications (Legal Deposits)
Registrar of Co-operatives and Friendly Societies
Resident Magistrate Court
Revenue Court
Revenue Protection Department
Rural Electrification Programme
Rural Police (District Constable)
Self Start Fund
Spectrum Management Authority
St. Ann Parish Council
St. Catherine Parish Council
St. Elizabeth Parish Council
St. James Parish Council
St. Mary Parish Council
St. Thomas Parish Council
Sugar Manufacturing Corporation of Jamaica
Supreme Court
Tax Administration Services Department
Taxpayer Audit and Assessment Department
Taxpayers' Appeals Department
The Electoral Office of Jamaica
Trans Jamaica Airlines
Transport Authority
Trelawny Parish Council
Universal Access Fund
Urban and Rural Transport Boards
Wigton Windfarm Limited
WPM Waste Management Ltd.
Port Authority of Jamaica Click Here
Aeronautical Telecommunication Limited
Airports Authority of Jamaica
Department of Cooperative & Friendly Societies
E-Learning Company
Inland Revenue Department
Kingston Free Zone
Meteorological Department
Montego Bay Free Zone Co. Ltd.
National Resource and Conservation Authortiy
Port Authority of Jamaica
Postal Corporation of Jamaica Ltd.
Rural Water Supply Company
Toll Authority of Jamaica
Urban Development Corporation Sector Committee Click Here
Air Jamaica Ltd.
Bloody Bay Hotel Development Limited
Caymanas Development Company Limited
Central Wastewater Treatment Company Limited
Development Bank of Jamaica
Jamaica Commodity Trading Company (JCTC)
Jamaica Export Trading Company (JETCO)
Jamaica Intellectual Property Office
Jamaica Mortgage Bank
Jamaica Racing Commission
Jamaica Trade and Invest
Jamaica Vacations Limited
Micro Investment Development Agency (MIDA)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Montego Freeport Limited
National Council on Sports
National Hotels Development Limited
National Investment Bank of Jamaica Ltd.
Ocho Rios Commercial Centre
Passport, Immigration & Citizenship Agency (PICA)
Planning Institute of Jamaica
Portmore Commercial Development Company Limited
River Rafting Authority
Rose Hall Development Co.
Runaway Bay Water Company
Seaside at Rose Hall Development Limited
Sports Development Foundation
St. Ann Development Company
Statistical Institute of Jamaica
Trade Board Limited
Urban Development Corporation (UDC)
Urban Maintenance Limited
Water & Housing Sector Committee Click Here
Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Commission
Caribbean Engineering Corporation Ltd.
Earthquake Unit
Estate Management (National Land Agency)
Housing Agency of Jamaica Ltd
Land Development and Utilisation Commission
Land Valuation Commission (National Land Agency)
Ministry of Water and Housing
National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA)
National Housing Trust
National Irrigation Commission Ltd.
National Land Agency
National Water Commission
Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA)
Negril and Green Island Area Local Planning Author
Negril and Green Island Development
Operation Pride
Quarries and Mining
Real Estate Board
Registrar of Titles (National Land Agency)
Rent Assessment Board
Sugar Industry Housing
Survey Department
Town and Country Planning Authority
Town Planning Department
Water Resources Authority
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