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Title 48Chapter 19Subchapter G → Part 1946

Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System



Subpart 1946.7—Warranties

1946.704   Authority for use of warranties.

Authority: 40 U.S.C. 486(c).

Source: 50 FR 13212, Apr. 3, 1985, unless otherwise noted.

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Subpart 1946.7—Warranties

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1946.704   Authority for use of warranties.

(a) The procurement request initiator is responsible for preparing a written recommendation for those purchases deemed to be appropriate for application of warranty provisions. The recommendation shall state why a warranty is appropriate by specifically addressing the criteria set forth in FAR 46.703. The recommendation shall also identify the specific parts, subassemblies, assemblies, systems, or contract line items to which a warranty should apply.

(b) Prior to solicitation of the requirement, the contracting officer shall make a written determination when a warranty provision is to be included.

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