Enforcement of the Philippine Agricultural Engineering Standards on Farm-toMarket Roads

Policies Governing the Promulgation, Adoption and Enforcement of the --

PHILIPPINE AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING STANDARDS
R.A. No. 8559 (Philippine AE Law) BOAE-PRC R.A. No. 7160 (Local Government Code) DILG/LGUs
Procurement and Regulation of agricultural support services and facilities such as agricultural machinery, buildings and structures should conform to national standards (Sec. 17d, R.A. 7160)

R.A. No. 7934 (Consumer Act of the Philippines) DA

05 (2005); 07 (2006) , No. 9 (2009) and No. 4(2004);

PHILIPPINE AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING DA Administrative Order BOAE Resolutions Nos. DILG Memorandum STANDARDS Nos. 10 (2002); 06 (2003); 05(2002; 01 (2003); 01 Circular No. 2008-167
(2005) ;02 (2006) and 01 (2009); MC No. 2008-18

Standards to ensure quality and safety of consumer products related to agriculture such as agricultural machinery and equipment, etc. (Article 7, RA 7934)

Code of Technical Standards to be used by AEs in the practice of profession-planning, designing and management of agricultural machinery, buildings and structures, etc . (Sec. 40, IRR, R.A. 8559)

ENFORCEMENT POLICIES AND GUIDELINES 1. BOAE Resolution No. 1, series of 2009
 PAES on Farm-to-Market Roads shall serve as technical reference by all agricultural engineers in the signing and sealing of plans, design and specifications and other related works in the practice of profession

“ The practice of agricultural engineering shall include the following: xxx
2) Management or supervision and the preparation of engineering designs, plans, specifications, project studies and estimates for: • agricultural, aquaculture and fishery, and forest product machinery,

• agricultural buildings and structures,
• • • • farm electrification and energy systems, agricultural processing equipment, irrigation and soils conservation systems and facilities, agricultural waste utilization systems and facilities; xxx

3) Conducting research and development, training and extension work, and consultancy services on agricultural engineering facilities/services, system and technologies 4) Testing, evaluation and inspection of agricultural, fishery and forest product machinery and other related agricultural engineering facilities and equipment;

Note : IRR of the AE Law includes farm-to-market roads as part of agricultural buildings and structures

Sec. 3(a2), R.A. No. 8559

The Seal of a Registered Agricultural Engineer
The sides of the octagon represents the 8 functional practice of agricultural and 1) Planning engineering such as : designing
2) Managing 3) Research and development 4) Training and Extension 5) Testing, evaluation, inspection and investigation on agricultural 6) Teaching engineering 7) Consulting facilities, services, 8) valuation

5 mm

42 mm Registration No. 4 mm

ENFORCEMENT POLICIES AND GUIDELINES 1. BOAE Memo Circular 9, series of 2009
 All concerned Government Agecies ( DA, DAR, DENR, DPWH, LGUs, ARMM), pursuant to the policy mandates/directives of R.A. No. 8559 shall comply the following: a) To engage or assign licensed agricultural engineer/s to perform the identification, validation, inspection, monitoring, coordination and preparation or evaluation of feasibility studies, programs of works and cost estimates of farm-to-market roads in their respective offices

ENFORCEMENT POLICIES AND GUIDELINES 2. BOAE Memo Circular 9, series of 2009
 All concerned Government Agecies ( DA, DAR, DENR, DPWH, LGUs, ARMM), pursuant to the policy mandates/directives of R.A. No. 8559 shall comply the following: b) To require the participating contractors in public bidding of FMR projects to have PCAB AE works license or have licensed agricultural engineers as their Sustaining Technical Employee who shall be responsible in the supervision and inspection of FMR projects.

ENFORCEMENT POLICIES AND GUIDELINES 3 . DA Administrative Order No. 28, s. 2009
 All DA Units shall enforce the PAES-FMR as integral part in the planning, feasibility studies, inspection, evaluation, procurement and implementation of FMR projects.  The PAES-FMR shall serve as technical reference by all DA agricultural engineers in the signing and sealing of plans, designs, technical specifications and program of works of farm-to-market roads.

ENFORCEMENT POLICIES AND GUIDELINES 4 . DILG MC No. 2008-167
 Pursuant to Section 17(d) of R.A. No. 7160, the design, plans, technical specifications and cost estimates used in the procurement and/or implementation of LGU’s programs and projects on xxx farm-to-market roads shall be signed and sealed by licensed and registered agricultural engineer/s in accordance with the BOAE Res. No. 07, series of 2003 and the Philippine Agricultural Engineering Standards;

4.5 Pursuant to Section 17(d) of R.A. No. 7160, the design, plans, technical specifications and cost estimates used in the procurement and/or implementation of LGU’s programs and projects on agricultural and fishery machinery, buildings and structures, small water impounding projects, post harvest facilities, slaugtherhouses, poultry dressing plants, farm-to-market roads and other agricultural engineering facilities and systems shall be signed and sealed by licensed and registered agricultural engineer/s in accordance with the BOAE Res. No. 07, series of 2003 and the Philippine Agricultural Engineering Standards;

ENFORCEMENT POLICIES AND GUIDELINES 5 . Commission on Audit
 COA Memorandum No. 2004-2006 to all its Operating Units put into action COA’s role under implementation of AE Law which is to--help enforce BOAE Res. No. 7, series of 2007 (signing and sealing of plans and designs by AEs) as part of the auditing of government projects on shallow tube wells, small water impounding projects, other irrigation projects, agricultural and fishery mechanization, post harvest facilities, agricultural and fishery infrastructure and other agricultural engineering projects

Towards the Effective Enforcement of PAES

Putting in place the Compliance Monitoring Structure that works!
PRC- BOAE DILG DA through NAFC COA

Field Offices BOAE-PSAE MOADirectives to all DILG AFMeC and Local AFCs

Directives to all COA Operating Units

LGU GovernmentAE Law DA-wide Compliance wide Compliance Compliance on AE Law Compliance by all on AE Law and PAES on AE Law sectors and PAES Note : Monitoring Systems shall be established at PRC and NAFCPAES and linked up with DILG, COA and other government agencies

Strengthening the PAES and AE Law Enforcement through aggressive public info campaign via the Philippine Agricultural Engineering Journal and other media forms

SCOPE OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
R.A. No. 8559 (AE Law)
Management or supervision and the preparation of engineering designs, plans, specifications, project studies and estimates for agricultural, aquaculture and fishery, and forest product machinery, agricultural buildings and structures (including farm-tomarket roads) , farm electrification and energy systems, agricultural processing equipment, irrigation and soils conservation systems and facilities, agricultural waste utilization systems and facilities;xxx (Sec.3(a2)

R.A. No. 544 as
amended by R.A. 1582

(CE Law)
Consultation, design, preparation of plans, specifications, estimates, erection, installation and supervision of the construction of streets, bridges, highwaysxxx, canals xxx; buildings, fixed structures for irrigation, flood protection, drainage, water supply and sewerage works (Sec. 2); also include any building or structure intended for public gathering or assembly such as theaters, cinematographs, stadia, churches xxx (Sec. 23)

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