NPM No. 069-2016
Requesting Entity: Province of Zamboanga del Sur
Issues Concern: Chief Accountant as Member of BAC TWG
Whether the Chief Accountant can be a member of the Bids and Awards Committee - Technical Working Group (BAC-TWG).
The COA Circular only applies to members of the BAC, members of the Technical Working Group are not included in the prohibition. Thus, we are of the view that a Chief Accountant or one of the personnel of the accounting unit may be designated as a member of the TWG as it is not proscribed under COA Circular 2003-004.