NPM 150-2012

Requesting Entity: Invitation to Bid

Issues Concern: Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS)



Request of the MWSS for the review of the its proposed Invitation to Bid (IB) for its two (2) procurement projects.

The GPPB-TSO, x x x, does not review the Bidding Documents of Procuring Entities (PEs) since the GPPB issued templates for the recommended forms, which are contained in the Philippine Bidding Documents (PBDs) for the Procurement of (1) Goods; (2) Infrastructure Projects; and (3) Consulting Services. In addition, Section 6 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184 provides that once issued by the GPPB, the use of the Generic Procurement Manuals (GPMs), PBDs and other standard forms shall be mandatory upon all PEs.

x x x MWSS need not submit to this office their Bidding Documents for review as it may refer to the appropriate PBDs for guidance.