Central Tenders Committee (CTC) has been established for the first time in accordance with Law No. (8) for 1976 which was cancelled by Law No. (26) for 2005,amended by Law No.(22) for 2008, and Law No.(14) for 2010. CTC is under dependency of the minister of Economy and Finance, and appointed by an Amiri decree. CTC function is releasing and receiving tenders, opening envelopes and awarding tenders,and auctions for government's entities. In addition to meeting government's entities requests for limited practice and direct agreements as per the law clauses. CTC includes technical affairs department and supplies department. Also, CTC has three specialized committees; Local Tenders Committee carries out tenders, and auctions as per the law financial ceillings, Auction’s committee carries out inspection and valuation of items, rental of real estate, and movables intended for sale or leasing, and classification of contractors committee for classifying and re-classifying contactors into various grades and categories.