Requesting Entity: Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Office No. VIII
Issues Concern: Issuance of BAC Resolution
Whether the BAC is required to issue a resolution recommending to the Head of the Procuring Entity (HOPE) resort to alternative mode of procurement such as Shopping under Section 52 and Small Value Procurement (SVP) under Section 53.9 of the revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184.
[T]he BAC is required to issue a Resolution recommending to the HOPE resort to Alternative Methods of Procurement such as Shopping under Section 52 and Negotiated Procurement under Section 53.9 of the IRR of RA 9184; and these procurement modalities should be reflected in the Annual Procurement Plan vis-a-vis particular Project Procurement Management Plan for approval of the hope.