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Title 41:

Subtitle A-Federal Procurement Regulations System (Continued):

Chapter 8-Veterans Administration



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Cite this Code CFR

thus: 41 CFR 8-1.101


The Code of Federal Regulations is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. The Code is divided into 50 titles which represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each title is divided into chapters which usually bear the name of the issuing agency. Each chapter is further subdivided into parts covering specific regulatory areas.


Each volume of the Code is revised at least once each calendar year and issued on a quarterly basis approximately as follows:

Title 1 through Title 16...............

Title 17 through Title 27...

Title 28 through Title 41.........

as of January 1

Title 42 through Title 50...........

as of April 1 as of July 1

as of October 1

The appropriate revision date is printed on the cover of each volume.


The contents of the Federal Register are required to be judicially noticed (44 U.S.C. 1507). The Code of Federal Regulations is prima facie evidence of the text of the original documents (44 U.S.C. 1510).


The Code of Federal Regulations is kept up to date by the individual issues of the Federal Register. These two publications must be used together to determine the latest version of any given rule.

To determine whether a Code volume has been amended since its revision date (in this case, July 1, 1980), consult the "List of CFR Sections Affected (LSA)," which is issued monthly, and the "Cumulative List of Parts Affected," which appears in the Reader Aids section of the daily Federal Register. These two lists will identify the Federal Register page number of the latest amendment of any given rule.


Each volume of the Code contains amendments published in the Federal Register since the last revision of that volume of the Code. Source citations for the regulations are referred to by volume number and page number of the Federal Register and date of publication. Publication dates and effective dates are usually not the same and care must be exercised by the user in determining the actual effective date. In instances where the effective date is beyond the cut-off date for the Code a note has been inserted to reflect the future effective date.

Provisions that become obsolete before the revision date stated on the cover
of each volume are not carried. Code users may find the text of provisions in
effect on a given date in the past by using the appropriate numerical list of
sections affected. For the period before January 1, 1964, the user should consult
the "List of Sections Affected, 1949-1963” published in a separate volume. For
the period beginning January 1, 1964, a "List of CFR Sections Affected" is pub-
lished at the end of each CFR volume.




Acting Director,

Office of the Federal Register.

The Federal property management regulations in Chapter 101 of Subtitle C
are government-wide property management regulations issued by the General
Services Administration. In the remaining chapters of Subtitle C are the imple-
menting and supplementing property management regulations issued by individ-
ual government agencies. Those regulations which implement Chapter 101 are
numerically keyed to it.

The numbering system of Title 41 differs from that used for other titles of
the Code of Federal Regulations. The numbering system is especially designed to
permit the keying of agency regulations to government-wide regulations in Sub-
titles A and C which are issued by the General Services Administration. Chap-
ters are designated by Arabic numerals. Each section number is a combination
showing to the left of the decimal point the chapter and part numbers, separat-
ed by a dash. To the right of the decimal point the subpart, section, and subsec-
tion numbers are indicated in that order. Thus, an agency assigned to Chapter 2,
and wishing to implement the cost-plus-a-fixed-fee contract provisions contained
in Chapter 1, Part 1-3, Subpart 1-3.4, section 05, subsection 5 of the Federal
procurement regulations (§ 1-3.405-5), would assign the section number "§ 2-
3.405-5" to the implenting provisions.

Where material in the Federal Procurement Regulations (FPR) requires no
implementation or deviation, there is no corresponding number in the agency
regulations. Thus, there may be gaps in the sequence of numbers where the
FPR, as written, are applicable to agency procurement.

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