Defense Acquisition Regulations System December 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Para-Aramid Fibers and Yarns Manufactured in a Qualifying Country (DFARS Case 2008-D024)
Document Number: E8-29994
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-18
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a determination made by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics with regard to the acquisition of items containing para- aramid fibers and yarns manufactured in a foreign country. The determination authorizes DoD to acquire articles containing para-aramid fibers and yarns manufactured in foreign countries that have entered into a defense memorandum of understanding with the United States.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Payment Protections for Subcontractors and Suppliers-Deletion of Duplicative Text (DFARS Case 2008-D021)
Document Number: E8-29993
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-18
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update the list of laws inapplicable to contracts and subcontracts for the acquisition of commercial items. The rule removes a law addressing payment protections for subcontractors and suppliers from the DFARS list, since this law has been added to the FAR list of laws inapplicable to contracts and subcontracts for the acquisition of commercial items.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical Amendments
Document Number: E8-29992
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-18
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making technical amendments to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update contact information in a contract clause and to make minor editorial corrections.
Waiver of 10 U.S.C. 2534 for Certain Defense Items Produced in the United Kingdom
Document Number: E8-28612
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-02
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics) is waiving the limitation of 10 U.S.C. 2534 for certain defense items produced in the United Kingdom (UK). 10 U.S.C. 2534 limits DoD procurement of certain items to sources in the national technology and industrial base. The waiver will permit procurement of enumerated items from sources in the UK, unless otherwise restricted by statute.