Body Readies Mechanism to Check Anomalous Purchases
Sen. Edgardo J. Angara said yesterday that an inter-agency committee is rushing a draft of the mechanism that would prevent overpricing and anomalous transactions in the government's domestic purchases and contracts under the Procurement Law or Republic Act 9184.
Angara said the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) on domestic transactions have been finalized while those covering foreign contracts are still being discussed by the inter-agency committee.
"We are now working feverishly in formulating the IRR to snuff out official corruption by modifying the outdated procurement and bidding law," said Angara, author of the Procurement Law and chairman of the Joint …
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