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Delegating Purchase Requisition Approvals - Change in Process

Published: 27 February 2014

Dear Colleagues,

Following the undernoted memo, the Tri-Agency Response Implementation Group (TRIG) continues to address Tri-Agency recommendations.  With respect to Purchase Requisitions, Tri-Agency recommended the removal of automatic approval of Purchase Requisitions less than $1,000.    

Effective, March 13, 2014, ALL Purchase Requisitions must be approved by the Fund Financial Manager/Principal Investigator (FFM/PI) or their delegate.  FFMs/PIs who have not assigned delegates for Purchase Requisitions on their funds/grants will need to approve ALL Purchase Requisitions regardless of the dollar amount.  The approval of Purchase Requisitions exceeding $10,000 may not be delegated.  This threshold has not changed. 

Where to obtain support: 

Minerva Procurement Administration Menu Instructions on How to Assign a Delegate Need Help?
Delegate Purchase Requisition Approvals menu option Knowledge Base article Finance Help Desk:
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