NOAA Acquisition Manual

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Subchapter G- Contract Management


Part 1330-46 Quality Assurance

Subpart 1330-46.3 Contract Clauses

1330-46.316 Responsibility for Supplies

Subpart 1330-46.7 Warranties

1330-46.704 Authority for use of Warranties

1330-46.705 Limitations

1330-46.708 Warranties of Data



Part 1330-46 Quality Assurance

Subpart 1330-46.3 Contract Clauses

1330-46.316 Responsibility for Supplies

The HCO shall review and approve use of FAR 52.246-16, Responsibility for Supplies, in solicitations and contracts when the contract amount is not expected to exceed the SAT.

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Subpart 1330-46.7 Warranties

1330-46.704 Authority for use of Warranties

The HCO reviews and approves use of a warranty in an acquisition.

1330-46.705 Limitations

(a) The HCO reviews and approves use of warranties in cost reimbursement contracts, except those in FAR 52.246-3, Inspection of Supplies – Cost-Reimbursement, and FAR 52.246-8, Inspection of Research and Development – Cost-Reimbursement.

1330-46.708 Warranties of Data

(a) The contracting officer shall consult with the program manager responsible for developing any warranties of data.


(b) The contracting officer shall make a written determination that use of warranties of data is in the Government’s interest.


(c) The HCO reviews and approves use of any warranties of data.

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