NPM No. 173-2015
Requesting Entity: City of Bislig
Issues Concern: Technical Specifications
Whether the procurement of two (2) different models for the purchase of the motorcycles under the same procurement activity is in accord with Republic Act (RA) No. 9184 and its revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR).
[A] procuring entity, guided by lawful, valid, and reasonable limitations, may acquire goods of different models so long as it complies with the specified minimum requirements provided in its Technical Specifications. Otherwise stated, goods that consist of various models may be offered by the prospective bidder, and the procuring entity may procure different models in the same procurement activity provided that the different goods being offered meet the minimum specifications and identified limitations required in the Technical Specifications and that the offered price for the different models are the same.