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Title 48Chapter 25Subchapter A → Part 2501


Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System


PART 2501—FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATIONS SYSTEM


Contents

Subpart 2501.1—Purpose, Authority, Issuance

2501.101   Purpose.
2501.102   Authority.
2501.103   Applicability.
2501.104   Issuance.
2501.104-1   Publication and code arrangement.
2501.104-2   Arrangement of regulations.

Subpart 2501.4—Deviations From the FAR

2501.403   Individual deviations.
2501.404   Class deviations.

Subpart 2501.6—Contracting Authority and Responsibilities

2501.601   General.
2501.602   Contracting officers.
2501.602-1   Authority.

Authority: 42 U.S.C. 1870(a).

Source: 49 FR 46744, Nov. 28, 1984, unless otherwise noted.

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Subpart 2501.1—Purpose, Authority, Issuance

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2501.101   Purpose.

These regulations implement and supplement the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

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2501.102   Authority.

The NSF Acquisition Regulations are issued under the authority of section 11(a) of the National Science Foundation Act of 1950, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1870(a)).

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2501.103   Applicability.

Except where a deviation is specifically authorized in accordance with subpart 2501.4 or otherwise authorized by law, the FAR and the NSFAR govern all NSF acquisitions.

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2501.104   Issuance.

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2501.104-1   Publication and code arrangement.

(a) The NSFAR is published in the daily issues of the Federal Register and, in cumulative form, in the Code of Federal Regulations.

(b) The NSFAR is issued as chapter 25 of title 48, CFR.

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2501.104-2   Arrangement of regulations.

The NSFAR uses the same numbering system and arrangement used in the FAR. Where the NSFAR implements the FAR it is numbered and captioned to correspond to the FAR. Where there is no corresponding material in the FAR, Parts 70 and up are used by the NSFAR. Where the subject matter in the FAR requires no implementation the NSFAR contains no corresponding part.

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Subpart 2501.4—Deviations From the FAR

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2501.403   Individual deviations.

Individual deviations, affecting only one contracting action may be authorized by the NSF Procurement Executive.

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2501.404   Class deviations.

Class deviations may be authorized by the NSF Procurement Executive subject to the limitations set forth in FAR subpart 1.4.

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Subpart 2501.6—Contracting Authority and Responsibilities

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2501.601   General.

Authority and responsibility to contract for authorized supplies and services is vested in the Director, NSF, within the limits expressly provided by the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 (42 U.S.C. 1861 et seq.). The NSF Procurement Executive is delegated overall responsibility by the Director for the Foundation's contracting activities.

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2501.602   Contracting officers.

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2501.602-1   Authority.

NSF Contracting Officers have authority to enter into, administer, or terminate contracts and make related determinations and findings to the extent of the authority delegated to them in writing by the NSF Procurement Executive.

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