- Amendment to No. 4 of Annex "D" of the IRR Part A of R.A. No. 9184 (Government Procurement Reform Act)
- Memorandum Order No. 172
May 19, 2005
MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 172
APPROVING AMENDMENT TO NO. 4 OF ANNEX "D", CONTRACT IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF GOODS, SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS, OF THE184, (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
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 75 of
WHEREAS, the joint participation of the Congressional Oversight Committee in the formulation of ,
WHEREAS, there is a need to amend No. 4 Annex "D", Contract Implementation Guidelines for the Procurement of Goods, Supplies and Materials, of
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 75, Article XXV of
NOW THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, hereby approve the amendment of No. 4 Annex "D" of the
SECTION 1. No. 4 of Annex "D" of the
"4. ADVANCE PAYMENT
4.1 In accordance with Presidential Decree 1445, advance payment shall be made only after prior approval of the President, and shall not exceed fifteen percent (15%) of the contract amount, unless otherwise directed by the President; Provided, however, that for cases mentioned under 4.3 and 4.4 of these guidelines, no prior approval by the President shall be necessary. DEcTIS
4.2 All progress payments shall first be charged against the advance payment until the latter has been fully exhausted, unless otherwise approved by the President.
4.3 A single advance payment not to exceed fifty percent (50%) of the contract amount shall be allowed for contracts entered into by a procuring entity for the following services where requirement of down payment is a standard industry practice:
1. Hotel and restaurant services;
2. Use of conference/seminar and exhibit areas; and
3. Lease of office space.
4.4 Advance payment not to exceed fifteen percent (15%) of the contract amount, unless otherwise directed by the President, shall also be allowed for procurement of goods required to address contingencies arising from natural or man-made calamities in areas where a "State of Calamity" has been declared by appropriate authorities."
SECTION 2. The current provision No. 4 shall be renumbered No. 5. All other provisions of Annex "D" of the aHcACI
SECTION 3. This amendment shall take effect immediately.
DONE in the City of Manila, this 19th day of May, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Five.