Requesting Entity: Bureau of Animal Industry - Department of Agriculture
Issues Concern: Negotiated Procurement under Section 53 (d) of the IRR-A of Republic Act No. 9184
Whether contract for the construction of waste treatment facility may be procured through Section 53 (d) of the IRR-A of R. A. 9184.
[U]nder Section 12 of R.A. 9184, it is the BAC which shall recommend to the head of the procuring entity the use of any of the alternative methods of procurement. Thus, if the BAC of your office determines that all the conditions for negotiated procurement under Section 53 (d) of the IRR-A have been met, said BAC may make the proper recommendation to the head of the procuring entity for the use of negotiated procurement. The head of the procuring entity shall approve or disapprove such recommendation of the BAC (Section 48.1, IRR-A, R. A. 9184).