NPM No. 063-2016

Requesting Entity: Requesting Entity Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Offices (DENR -PENRO) Cebu

Issues Concern: Adjustment of the Approved Budget for Contract (ABC): Change of Procurement Method from Public Bidding to Shopping



Whether your agency may resort to Shopping as an alternative mode of procurement when upon review of the ABC, it was found out that the amount will fall under the threshold for Shopping.


If the original mode of procurement recommended in the APP was Competitive Bidding, the BAC shall recommend the change in the mode of procurement from Competitive Bidding to Shopping through a Resolution to be approved by the Head of the Procuring Entity. Moreover, if the items to be procured are not included in the APP, updating of the individual PPMPs and the consolidated APP must be undertaken to comply with Sections 7.1 - 7.5 of the IRR of R.A. 9184. [T]he BAC is required to issue a Resolution recommending to the HOPE the change from Competitive Bidding to any of the Alternative Methods of Procurement, such as Shopping under Section 52 of the IRR, and this procurement modality should be reflected in the Annual Procurement Plan vis-a-vis particular Project Procurement Management Plan for approval of the HOP