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Subpart 6

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Subpart 7–Clauses for Facilities Contracts 7.701 Applicability. As used throughout this Subpart, the term "facilities contract” means a contract under which Government facilities are provided to a contractor by the Government for use in connection with the performance of a separate contract or contracts for supplies or services. When property other than facilities is provided under a facilities contract, it shall be considered facilities for the purposes of that contract unless otherwise provided in the schedule of the contract. Facilities contracts may take any of the following

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(i) consolidated facilities contracts, which provide for both

(A) the acquisition, construction, and installation of facilities; and (B) the use, maintenance, accountability, and disposition of

facilities; (ü) facilities acquisition contracts, which provide for the acquisition,

construction, and installation of facilities; or (ii) facilities use contracts, which provide for the use, maintenance,

accountability, and disposition of facilities. 7.702 Required Clauses for Consolidated Facilities Contracts. The following clauses shall be inserted in all consolidated facilities contracts.

7.702–1 Definitions. DEFINITIONS (OCTOBER 1967)

As used throughout this Contract the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below:

(a) The term “Administrator' means the Administrator or Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and the term "his duly authorized representative” means any person or persons or board (other than the Contracting Officer) authorized to act for the Administrator.

(b) The term “Contracting Officer" means the person executing this contract on behalf of the Government, and any other officer or civilian employee who is a properly designated Contracting Officer; and the term includes, except as otherwise provided in this Contract, the authorized representative of a Contracting Officer acting within the limits of his authority.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in this Contract, the term "Subcontracts” includes purchase orders under this Contract.

(d) The term “NASA” means the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

(e) “Related Procurement Contract” means a Government contract or subcontract thereunder for furnishing supplies or services of any description, for the performance of which the use of the Facilities is or may be authorized.

(1) “Facilities" means, for purposes of this contract, all property provided under this contract. 7.702–2 Facilities To Be Provided. FACILITIES TO BE PROVIDED (OCTOBER 1967)

(a) The Contractor, at Government expense and subject to the terms and conditions of this contract, shall acquire, construct, or install the Facilities, and perform the work related thereto, described in the Schedule.

(b) The Government, subject to the terms and conditions of this contract, shall furnish to the Contractor the Facilities identified in the Schedule as Governmentfurnished Facilities. The Contractor, at Government expense, shall perform such work with respect to these Government-furnished Facilities as may be described in the Schedule.

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CONTRACT CLAUSES
7.702–3 Late Delivery, Diversion, and Substitution.
LATE DELIVERY, DIVERSION, AND SUBSTITUTION (MARCH 1963)

(a) The Government shall not be liable to the Contractor for breach of contract by reason of nondelivery or of any delay in the delivery of the Facilities to be furnished by the Government hereunder.

(b) The Government may, if it is determined by the Contracting Officer to be in the best interest of the Government, divert the Facilities by directing: (i) delivery of any or all of the Facilities acquired by or furnished to the Contractor

hereunder to locations other than those specified in the schedule; and (ii) Assignment, to the Government or to third parties, of purchase orders or sub

contracts of the Contractor for any or all of the Facilities hereunder. The work performed by the Contractor in complying with such directions shall be at Government expense.

(c) The Government may furnish any item of the Facilities, in lieu of the acquisition or construction thereof by the Contractor. In such event, the work performed by the Contractor in connection with the acquisition or construction of such Facilities, including the cost of terminating purchase orders or subcontracts therefor, shall be at Government expense.

(d) Appropriate equitable adjustment may be made in any related procurement contract of the Contractor which so provides and which is affected by any nondelivery, delay, diversion, or substitution under this clause. 7.702–4 Changes. CHANGES (MARCH 1963)

(a) The Contracting Officer may at any time, by written order and without notice to the sureties, if any, make changes, within the general scope of this contract, in the Facilities or work described in the Schedule. Work performed by the Contractor in complying with any such order shall be at Government expense. If any such change causes an increase or decrease in the estimated cost of this contract, in the time required for its performance, or otherwise affects any other provision of this contract, an equitable adjustment shall be made in the estimated cost, the completion schedule, or both, and the contract shall be modified in writing accordingly. Any claim by the Contractor for adjustment under this clause must be asserted within thirty (30) days from the date of receipt by the Contractor of the notification of change; provided, however, that the Contracting Officer, if he decides that the facts justify such action, may receive and act upon any such claim asserted at any time prior to final payment under this contract. Failure to agree to any adjustment shall be a dispute concerning a question of fact within the meaning of the “Disputes" clause of this contract. However, nothing in this clause shall excuse the Contractor from proceeding with the contract as changed.

(b) Appropriate equitable adjustment may be made in any related procurement

contract of the Contractor which so provides and which is affected by any such change. In the foregoing clause, the period of “thirty (30) days" within which any claim for adjustment must be asserted may be varied not to exceed “sixty (60) days."

7.702–5 Representations and Warranties. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES (MARCH 1963)

(a) The Government makes no warranty, express or implied, regarding the condition of fitness for use of any item of the Facilities. To the extent practicable, the Contractor shall be afforded an opportunity to inspect all items of Facilities that are to be furnished by the Government prior to the shipment of such Facilities to the Contractor. In the event that any item of such Facilities is received by the Contractor in a condition not suitable for the intended use the Contractor shall, within thirty (30) days after receipt and installation thereof, notify the Contracting Officer of such fact and, as directed by the Contracting Officer and at Government expense, either (i) return such item or otherwise dispose of it, or (ii) effect repairs or modifications.

(b) Appropriate table adjustment may be made in any related proourement contract of the Contractor which so provides and which is affected by the return or disposition, or the repair or modification, of any item of Facilities under paragraph

(a) above.

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