NPM No. 005-2017
Requesting Entity: Department of Agriculture
Issues Concern: Standard Bidding Documents
Guidance on what edition of the Philippine Bidding Documents (PBD) will be used by Procuring Entities in line with the effectivity of the 2016 revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 9184 on 28 October 2016.
[T]he 5th Edition of the PBDs was published on 26 December 2016. As such, procurement activities with Invitations to Bid posted and/or published on or after the said date shall use the Fifth (5th) Edition of the Philippine Bidding Documents (PBDs).