Requesting Entity: Philippine National Railways (PNR)
Issues Concern: Appointment of the Executive Assistant of the General Manager (GM) as Vice-Chairman of the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC)
Can the EA of the GM be appointed as Vice-Chairman of PNR BAC?
The EA of the GM may be appointed as Vice-Chairman of PNR BAC provided that he possesses all the qualifications as a regular member of the BAC under Section 11.2.2(b) or Section 11.2.2(c) of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. (RA) 9184, and does not have an approving authority delegated unto him by the Head of the Procuring Entity (HOPE).