To consider matters that are out of the control of the interested bidders, the SBAC, upon recommendation of the TWG, have agreed to temporary accept the submission of pre-qualification documents not yet authenticated but subject to the conditions listed below:
- Eligibility documents must be notarized by a duly appointed notary public or an officer duly authorized by law of the country to take acknowledgments of instruments or documents in the place where the act is done;
- Submission of the receiving copy of transmittal or any proof that documents were received by the appropriate Consular Office or by the appropriate Philippine foreign service establishment/post or the equivalent office having jurisdiction over the foreign bidder’s affairs in the Philippines;
- Authenticated Documents must be submitted on or before the deadline for the submission of bids scheduled on May 26, 2022, 12:00PM. Non-submission of authenticated documents shall be a ground for disqualification;
Further, the SBAC maintains the schedule for the deadline for the submission of pre-qualification/eligibility documents on May 16, 2022.
The foregoing shall form as an integral part of the bidding requirements. Any provision in the Bidding Documents inconsistent herewith is hereby amended, modified, and superseded accordingly.
For the guidance and information of all concerned.