NPM No. 110-2016
Requesting Entity: Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)
Issues Concern: Mixed Procurement
Whether the procurement method adopted by the PAGASA-Bids and Awards Committee (PAGASA-BAC) for consulting services is in accordance with the provisions of Republic Act (RA) No. 9184 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR)
[T]he procuring entity, guided by the relevant provisions of RA 9184 and its IRR, has the responsibility to determine the nature of procurement, i.e., goods, infrastructure projects or consulting services, based on the identified primary purpose of the contracts.
As regards the Bidding Documents for mixed procurement, Section 17.2 of the 2016 Revised IRR of RA 9184 provides that the Procuring Entity shall specify in the Bidding Documents the requirements, criteria and other conditions of the bidding procedures and of the ensuing contract as applicable to each component of the project.