EXECUTIVE ISSUANCES

Administrative Orders

Administrative Order No. 17
July 28, 2011
Directing the Use of the Procurement Service and the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System in the Procurement Activities in Accordance with the Republic Act No. 9184, and Improving the Operation of the Procurement Service
Administrative Order No. 16
July 05, 2011
Directing Government Entities to Coordinate with the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority in the Acquisition of Data from Airborne and Spaceborne Platforms for Use in their Respective Projects
Administrative Order No. 227
May 27, 2008
Directing all Heads of Departments, Bureaus, Offices and Agencies of the National Government, including Local Government Units (LGUs); Government-Owned and/or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), Government Financial Institutions (GFIs), State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) and Military and Police Units to give preference in the procurement of materials and supplies, produced, made and manufactured in the Philippines
Administrative Order No. 222
February 26, 2008
Continuing the Advocacy for and Activities by the Procurement Transparency Group
Administrative Order No. 210
November 22, 2007
Harnessing Government, Civil Society and Sectoral Groups for Transparency and Procurement Reforms4
Administrative Order No. 206
October 30, 2007
Accelerating Infrastructure Projects to Maintain Growth Amid Export/Remittance Slowdown
Administrative Order No. 193
August 22, 2007
Placing the Government Procurement Policy Board in the Frontlines of the War against Graft


Executive Orders

Executive Order No. 662-B
May 16, 2008
Amending Section Seven of Executive Order No. 662 (Series of 2007) Entitled Enhancing Transparency Measures under Republic Act No. 9184 and Creating the Procurement Transparency Board
Executive Order No. 662-A
November 15, 2007
Amending Executive Order No. 662, series of 2007 entitled "Enhancing Transparency Measures under Republic Act No. 9184 and Creating the Procurement Transparency Group
Executive Order No. 662
September 20, 2007
Enhancing Transparency Measures under Republic Act No. 9184 and Creating the Procurement Transparency Board
Executive Order No. 645
July 31, 2007
Amending Section 4 of Executive Order No. 423 dated 18 September 2003 which prescribes the rules and procedures on the review and approval of all Government contracts to conform to Republic Act No. 9184 otherwise known as "The Government Procurement Reform Act"
Executive Order No. 423 [Effectivity Date - June 03, 2005]
April 30, 2005
Repealing Executive Order No. 109-A dated September 18, 2003, Prescribing the Rules and Procedures on the Review and Approval of all Government Contracts to Conform with Republic Act No. 9184, otherwise known as "The Government Procurement Reform Act"
Executive Order No. 398
January 12, 2005
Directing Timely and Complete Payment of Taxes as a Precondition for Entering into, and as a Continuing Obligation in Contracts with the Government, its Departments, Agencies and Instrumentalities
Executive Order No. 298
March 23, 2004
Amending Further Executive Order No. 248 dated May 29, 1995 as Amended by Executive Order No. 248-A dated August 14, 1995, which Prescribes Rules and Regulations and New Rates of Allowances for Official Local and Foreign Travels of Government Pesonnel
Executive Order No. 278
February 02, 2004
Prescribing Guidelines for Project Loan Negotiations and Packaging of Government Foreign-Assisted Infrastructure Projects
Executive Order No. 109-A
September 18, 2003
Amending Executive Order No. 109 dated May 27, 2002 Prescribing the Rules and Procedures on the Review and Approval of All Government Contracts to Conform with Republic Act No. 9184, otherwise Known as the Government Procurement Reform Act
Executive Order No. 139
October 22, 2002
Promulgating the Fifth Regular Foreign Investment Negative List
Executive Order No. 40 [Effectivity Date - January 08, 2002]
October 08, 2001
Consolidating Procurement Rules and Procedures for All National Government Agencies, Government Owned and Controlled Corporations, Government Financial Institutions Requiring the Use of the Government Electronic Procurement System
Implementing Rules and Regulations of E.O. 40 [Effectivity Date - April 04, 2002]
February 08, 2002
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Executive Order No. 40, series of 2001, Consolidating Procurement Rules and Procedures for All National Government Agencies, Government Owned and Controlled Corporations, Government Financial Institutions Requiring the Use of the Government Electronic Procurement System
Executive Order No. 322
November 22, 2000
Requiring All National Government Agencies, Instrumentalities and Government-Owned and/or Controlled Corporations to Participate in the Electronic Procurement System
Executive Order No. 262 [Effectivity Date - December 05, 2000]
July 05, 2000
Amending Executive Order No. 302, Series Of 1996, Entitled "Providing Policies, Guidelines, Rules and Regulations for the Procurement of Goods/Supplies by the National Government" and Section (3) of Executive Order No. 201, Series of 2000, Entitled "Providing Additional Policies and Guidelines in the Procurement of Goods and Supplies by the National Government"
Implementing Rules and Regulations of E.O. 262 [Effectivity Date - December 05, 2000]
November 27, 2000
Rules and Regulations to Implement the Amendments to Executive Order No. 302 Series of 1996 and to Executive Order No. 201 Series of 2000, Pursuant to Executive Order No. 262 Series of 2000 to Govern Procurement of Goods and Supplies by the National Government
Executive Order No. 459
November 25, 1997
Providing for the Guidelines in the Negotiation of International Agreements and its Ratification
Executive Order No. 354 [Effectivity Date - September 24, 1996]
July 05, 1996
Authorizing the National Power Corporation to Enter into Negotiated Contracts for the Coal Supply Requirements of its Power Stations as well as those of its Independent Power Producers, and for other purposes
Executive Order No. 120
August 19, 1993
Directing the National Government, its Departments, Bureaus, Agencies and Offices, Including Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations, to Adopt Counter-Trade as a Supplemental Trade Tool with Respect to the Importation or Procurement of Foreign Capital Equipment, Machinery, Products, Goods and Services
Executive Order No. 381 [Effectivity Date - January 30, 1990]
November 27, 1989
Authorizing the National Power Corporation to Enter into Negotiated Contracts Beyond the Present Ceilings for Infrastructure Projects
Executive Order No. 380
November 27, 1989
Revising the Levels of Authority on Approval of Government Contracts
Executive Order No. 359 [Effectivity Date - October 29, 1996]
June 02, 1989
Reiterating the Policy and Prescribing the Guidelines and Procedures in the Implementation of the Provisions of Executive Order No. 285, "Abolishing the General Services Administration and Transferring its Functions to Appropriate Government Agencies" on the Operation of a Procurement System for Common-Use Office Supplies, Materials and Equipment
Executive Order No. 888
March 18, 1983
Authorizing Ministers and Heads of Ministries/Agencies to dispose of, their respective unserviceable equipment and disposable property


Memorandum Circulars

Memorandum Circular No. 9
December 14, 2010
Government Policy and Procedural/Documentary Requirements on the Approval/Issuance of Authority to Purchase Motor Vehicles
Memorandum Circular No. 105
July 23, 2006
Enjoining all Government Departments, Agencies and Offices including Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations to Invite Observers from the Private Sector and the Non-Government Organizations to sit in all stages of the proceedings of their respective Bids and Awards Committee


Memorandum Orders

Memorandum Order No. 15
May 09, 2011
Amending No. 4.5 of Annex “D”, Contract Implementation Guidelines for the Procurement of Goods, Supplies and Materials, of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 9184, Authorizing Advance Payment upon Submission of an Irrevocable Letter of Credit or Bank Guarantee
Memorandum Order No. 144
August 13, 2007
Reminding All Head of The National Government Agencies, Government-Owned And Controlled Corporations, and Local Government Units to Faithfully Comply with Section 13, Article V of Republic Act No. 9184, "An Act Providing for the Modernization, Standardization and Regulation of the Procurement Activities of the Government and for other Purposes," on Invitation of Non-Government Organizations as Observers in the Bids and Awards Committee Proceedings
Memorandum Order No. 213 [Effectivity Date - May 27, 2006]
May 08, 2006
Approving Amendments to Sections 42.5, 54.2 (b) (d), and 61.1 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations Part A (IRR-A) of Republic Act No. 9184
Memorandum Order No. 195 [Effectivity Date - December 4, 2005]
November 14, 2005
Approving the Amendment to Section 53 (g) of the Implementing Rules and Regulations Part A (IRR-A) of Republic Act No. 9184
Memorandum Order No. 171-A [Effectivity Date - October 18, 2005]
August 01, 2005
Amending Memorandum Order No. 171, Series of 2005, which amended Section 23.11.1 No. 3 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations Part A (IRR-A) of Republic Act No. 9184, otherwise known as the Government Procurement Reform Act
Memorandum Order No. 176 [Effectivity Date - September 13, 2005]
June 27, 2005
Approving Amendments to Sections 20.1; 23.6 no. 2; 24.7.1 no. 2; 25.2; 25.3; 33.4.1; 33.5; 37.3; 39.5; 54.2(b); 62.2; Annex D, 1.2; and Annex D, 1.4, of the Implementing Rules and Regulations Part A (IRR-A) of Republic Act No. 9184
Memorandum Order No. 171 [Amended by Memorandum Order No. 171-A]
May 19, 2005
Approving Amendment to Section 23.11.2 No. 3 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations Part A (IRR-A) of Republic Act No. 9184, otherwise known as the Government Procurement Reform Act
Memorandum Order No. 172 [(Effectivity Date - August 09, 2005]
May 19, 2005
Approving Amendment to No. 4 of Annex "D", Contract Implementation Guidelines for the Procurement of Goods, Supplies and Materials, of the IRR-A of Republic Act (RA) No. 9184, (Government Procurement Reform Act), providing for the inclusion of a provision for the Application of Advance Payment for Procurement of Goods as Section 4 of Annex "D" of the IRR-A of R.A. No. 9184


Republic Acts

Republic Act No. 9285
April 02, 2004
An Act to Institutionalize the Use of an Alternative Dispute Resolution System in the Philippines and to Establish the Office for Alternative Dispute Resolution, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 9242
February 10, 2004
An Act Prescribing the Use of the Philippine Tropical Fabrics for Uniforms of Public Officials and Employees and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 9184
Effectivity Date - January 26, 2003
An Act of Providing for the Modernization, Standardization And Regulation of the Procurement Activities of the Government and for other purposes
Effectivity Date - October 08, 2003
Implementing Rules and Regulations - Part A (as amended)

Effectivity Date - September 02, 2009
Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations
Republic Act No. 8975
November 07, 2000
An Act to Ensure the Expeditious Implementation and Completion of Government Infrastructure Projects by Prohibiting Lower Courts from Issuing Temporary Restraining Orders, Preliminary Injunctions or Preliminary Mandatory Injuctions, Providing Penalties for Violations thereof, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8974
November 07, 2000
An Act to Facilitate the Acquisition of Right-Of-Way, Site or Location for National Government Infrastructure Projects and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8792
June 14, 2000
An Act Providing for the Recognition and Use of Electronic Commercial and Non-Commercial Transactions and Documents, Penalties for Unlawful Use thereof and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8555
February 26, 1998
An Act Amending Republic Act No. 8182, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8183
June 11, 1996
An Act Repealing Republic Act Numbered Five Hundred Twenty-Nine as Amended, Entitled "An Act to Assure the Uniform Value of Philippine Coin and Currency"
Republic Act No. 8182 [Effectivity Date - August 20, 1996]
June 11, 1996
An Act Excluding Official Development Assistance (ODA) from the Foreign Debt Limit in Order to Facilitate the Absorption and Optimize the Utilization of ODA Resources, Amending for the purpose Paragraph 1, Section 2 of Republic Act No. 4860, as Amended
Republic Act No. 7898
February 23, 1995
An Act Providing for the Modernization of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 7718
July 26, 1993
An Act Amending Certain Sections of Republic Act No. 6957, entitled "An Act Authorizing the Financing, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Infrastructure Projects by the Private Sector, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 7042
June 13, 1991
An Act to Promote Foreign Investments, Prescribe the Procedures for Registering Enterprises Doing Business in the Philippines and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 6957
July 09, 1990
An Act Authorizing the Financing, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Infrastructure Projects by the Private Sector, and for the other purposes
Republic Act No. 6938
March 10, 1990
An Act to Ordain a Cooperative Code of the Philippines
Republic Act No. 6713
February 20, 1989
An Act Establishing a Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees, to Uphold the Time-Honored Principle of Public Office Being a Public Trust, Granting Incentives and Rewards for Exemplary Service, Enumerating Prohibited Acts and Transactions and Providing Penalties for Violations thereof and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 6685
December 12, 1988
An Act Requiring Private Contractors to Whom National, Provincial, City And Municipal Public Works Projects Have Been Awarded Under Contract to Hire at Least Fifty Percent of the Unskilled and at Least Thirty Percent of the Skilled Labor Requirements to be Taken from the Available Bona Fide Residents in the Province, City or Municipality in which the Projects are to be Undertaken, and Penalizing those who Fail to do so.
Republic Act No. 5183
September 08, 1967
An Act Regulating the Award of Contracts for the Supply to, or Procurement by, Any Government-Owned or Controlled Corporation, Company, Agency or Municipal Corporation of Materials, Equipment, Goods and Commodities, and Providing Penalty for the Violation thereof
Republic Act No. 4860
August 08, 1966
An Act Authorizing the President of the Philippines to Obtain such Foreign Loans and Credits, or to Incur such Foreign Indebtedness, as may be Necessary to Finance Approved Economic Development Purposes or Projects, and to Guarantee, in Behalf of the Republic of the Philippines, Foreign Loans Obtained or Bonds Issued by Corporations Owned or Controlled by the Government of the Philippines for Economic Development Purposes Including those Incurred for Purposes of Re-Lending to the Private Sector, Appropriating the Necessary Funds therefor, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 4566
June 19, 1965
An Act Creating the Philippine Licensing Board for Contractors, Prescribing its Powers, Duties and Functions, Providing Funds therefor, and for other purposes.
Republic Act No. 3019
August 17, 1960
Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act
Republic Act No. 912
June 20, 1953
An Act to Require the Use, Under Certain Conditions, of Philippine Made Materials or Products in Government Projects or Public Works Construction, whether Done Directly by the Government or Awarded thru Contracts.
Republic Act No. 223
June 05, 1948
An Act to Amend Section Nineteen Hundred and Seventeen, as Amended by Commonwealth Act Numbered Three Hundred and Sixty-Two, and Section Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen of the Administrative Code, Act Numbered Twenty-Seven Hundred and Eleven.