NPM No. 144-2017
Requesting Entity: DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT FIELD OFFICE MIMAROPA (DSWD-MIMAROPA)
Issues Concern: Delegation of Authority
Whether it is possible for the Regular Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Staff (Administrative Assistant II) to process a procurement transaction amounting to ₱50,000.00 and above without any special order.
[We] wish to clarify that the conduct of procurement processes shall be undertaken by the BAC of the Procuring Entity. As an exception, however, the End-user unit, any other appropriate bureau, committee or support unit, or specific officials, personnel, committee or office in the Procuring Entity may undertake the conduct of specific alternative methods of procurement specified under Section IV.J of the Annex “H” of the 2016 IRR of RA 9184, provided that there is due authorization and approval by the BAC and the HoPE, respectively.