4.3 has been updated to support the business models identified for
direct invoices and to maintain the financial control framework
with iProcurement implementation. The significant changes are
4.3.2 Expenditure Authorization Qualified Receiver (QR) section.
Policy 1 is
expanded for the QR requirement to sign a direct invoice for goods/services
4.3.3 Expenditure Processing and Payment Review Payment
Policy 1 is
expanded for the Expense Authority requirement to approve the
payment requisition for a direct invoice before the payment can
Policy 2 has
been added and is outlined in a revised 4.3.6,
Policy 3 has
been added for the use of Force Approval to release a payment
for a direct invoice in an exceptional circumstance or an emergency
situation, and when the use of Force Approval is pre-approved,
restricted and controlled.
4.3.6 Third Party Programs:
Policy 1 added
for use of Force Approval to release entitlement payments for
direct invoices related to client purchases authorized by legislation
and where program expenditure authorization is consistent with
core policy (CPPM 4.3.2). The use of Force Approval for the payments
must be pre-approved, restricted and controlled.