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Title 48Chapter 1Subchapter CPart 16Subpart 16.2 → §16.205-3


Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System
PART 16—TYPES OF CONTRACTS
Subpart 16.2—Fixed-Price Contracts


16.205-3   Limitations.

This contract type shall not be used unless—

(a) Negotiations have established that (1) the conditions for use of a firm-fixed-price contract are not present (see 16.202-2), and (2) a fixed-price incentive contract would not be more appropriate;

(b) The contractor's accounting system is adequate for price redetermination;

(c) The prospective pricing periods can be made to conform with operation of the contractor's accounting system; and

(d) There is reasonable assurance that price redetermination actions will take place promptly at the specified times.

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