Section 6 of the Act provides that:
The Policy Office -
(a) shall serve as an independent procurement policy making and monitoring body;
 
(b) shall not in any way be operationally involved in conducting procurement proceedings or resolving procurement disputes; and
 
(c) may request information from, and consult with, the Board, the Review Panel, or any public body in the development of procurement policy for the Government.
 
In the exercise of its functions the Policy Office shall act without fear or favour and shall not be subject to the direction or control of any other person or authority.