The Government Contracts Reference Book, 4th Edition (Softbound)

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) contains the uniform policies and procedures for acquisitions by executive agencies of the federal government. The FAR is issued and maintained by the Department of Defense, the General Se…

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) contains the uniform policies and procedures for acquisitions by executive agencies of the federal government. The FAR is issued and maintained by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This CCH volume reproduces the FAR and all amendments to the regulations issued through July 1, 2012, along with an easy-to-use topical index. Sources of the amended text are listed in brackets along with the date of issuance and the effective date for all sections changed since the initial text of FAR appeared in the Federal Register of September 19, 1983.

Changes in this edition include :

  • 5 – Federal Acquisition Circulars
  • 3 – Interim Rule
  • 20 – Final Rules
  • 6 – Corrections

Topics :

  • Preventing Abuse of Interagency Contracts
  • Transition to System for Award Management
  • Cost Accounting Standards Threshold
  • Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations
  • Brand-Name Specifications
  • Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hours Contracts for Commercial Items
  • Public Access to Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System
  • Financial Accounting Standards Board Accounting References
  • Women-Owned Small Business Program
  • Proper Use of Cost-Reimbursement Contracts
  • Acquisitions Pursuant to Multiple-Award Contracts
  • Socioeconomic Program Parity
  • Government Property
  • Biobased Procurements
  • Exports of Sensitive Technology to Iran
  • Justification and Approval of Sole-Source 8(a) Contracts
  • Free Trade Agreements

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