REPUBLIC OF THE PHILLIPPINES|
Department of Budget and Management
Building I, General Solano street, San Miguel, Manila
OCTOBER 7, 2005
TO    :  Heads of Departments, Bureaus, Offices".and Agencies of the National Government, Including State Universities and Colleges, Government-Owned or -Controlled, Corporations, Local Government Units, and All-Others Concerned
SUBJECT  :  GUIDELINES ON THE GRANT OF HONORARIA TO GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL INVOLVED IN GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT
Budget Circular (BC) No. 2004-5, dated March 23, 2004, the grant of honoraria to government personnel involved in consistent with Republic Act 2184 (Government Procurer provisions thereof need further clarification particularly on the entitlement to honoraria when alternative modes of procurement are "succesful procurement project", and the funding source for payment of honoraria.
To amend BC No.2004-5 and reissue the guidelines on the grant of honoraria to qualified personnel.
This Circular shall to all national government agencies(NGAs), and its instrumentalities, including corporation (GOCCs) and local government units (LGUs).
Honoraria is a form of compensation granted to individuals for the performance of tasks or involvement in activities beyond their regular function Equity calls for equal compensation for responsibility. Propriety dictates that only persons who have succesfully completed thier tasks or participated in accomplished activities ought to be compensated.