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Title 32Subtitle AChapter VIISubchapter DPart 842Subpart J → §842.82


Title 32: National Defense
PART 842—ADMINISTRATIVE CLAIMS
Subpart J—Property Damage Tort Claims in Favor of the United States (31 U.S.C. 3701, 3711-3719)


§842.82   Assertable claims.

A claim may be asserted in writing for loss of or damage to government property, against a tort-feasor when:

(a) Damage results from negligence and the claim is for:

(1) More than $100.

(2) Less than $100 but collection is practicable and economical.

(b) The claim is based on a contract and the contracting officer does not intend to assert a claim under the contract. The contracting officer's intention not to assert a claim should be recorded in a memorandum for the record and placed in the claim file.

(c) The claim is for property damage arising from the same incident as a hospital recovery claim.

(d) The Tort-feasor or his insurer presents a claim against the government arising from the same incident. (Both claims should be processed together.)

(e) The claim is assertable as a counterclaim under an international agreement. (The claim should be processed under subpart G of this part).

(f) The claim is based on product liability. AFLOA/JACC approval must be obtained before asserting the claim.

[55 FR 2809, Jan. 29, 1990. Redesignated and amended at 81 FR 83696, Nov. 22, 2016]

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