In addition to their primary function as defined in Section 16 of the IRR, the PSPCC shall perform the following powers and functions, including but not limited to:

a) Ensure the compatibility of the respective technology infrastructure of different government agecies in order to comply with the requirements of the PhilSys.

b) Facilitate inter-agency cooperation and collaboration in the implementation of the PhilSys.

c) Consult and enlist the assistance and support of relevant government agencies, the academe, as well as private institutions or persons, as may be necessary in the formulation, review, or amendment of policies and guidelines.

d) Issue guidelines to comply with international standards set for identity security and data protection; and

e) Recommend to Congress any measures, amendments, or modifications to the PhilSys Act and other
related laws, as may be necessary.