This meeting is part of the
continuity of the momentum instilled by the High Royal Instructions contained
in the Speech of august 20th 2018 and addressed to Public
Administrations and Territorial Collectivities, urging them to pay their dues
to the companies.
It also intervenes in a
context marked by the efforts made by the public and private sectors, under the
enlightened leadership of His Majesty the King, may God assist him, to counter
the economic and social impacts of the health crisis linked to the of the
Covid-19 pandemic. Indeed, sectoral agreements have been concluded and support
measures for Administrations, Territorial Collectivities and Public
Establishments and Enterprises and the easing of procedures have been taken
with emphasis on the payment of suppliers.
The purpose of this
meeting was to discuss the main advances made by the public authorities and
representatives of the private sector since the establishment and holding of
the three previous meetings of the Observatory. These have in fact made it
possible to take several decisions in favour of controlling payment deadlines
and improving the business climate and taking concrete actions to improve in a
sustainable manner, payment deadlines for both public operators than those of
private companies among themselves.
In this context, the
members of the Observatory recalled that the exemplarity of the State must
apply to all its components and called, in this regard, for the pooling of good
practices by all public operators.
The meeting was also
marked by the validation and the decision to put in the circuit of approval of
the draft amendment of the law n ° 15-95 forming the commercial code, aiming at
the implementation of the system of sanctions. pecuniary against companies with
delays beyond regulatory limits, it being understood that the proceeds from
fines will be dedicated to supporting companies.
Likewise, members of the
Observatory recommended the publication of the first Observatory Report.