NPM No. 061-2016

Requesting Entity: Philippine Retirement Authority

Issues Concern: Documentary Requirements for Direct Contracting



Whether there is an existing policy relative to the documentary requirements for Direct Contracting modality in order for the Procuring Entity (PE) to prove that the bidder is legitimate.


In resorting to the Direct Contracting modality, the decision on what eligibility documents may be required to determine the technical, legal and financial capability of the singular source bidder pursuant to Section 50 of RA 9184 and its IRR is within the sound discretion of the Procuring Entity.