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Part Number: 1333

Commerce Acquisition Regulations

Subpart 1333.2 - Disputes and Appeals

1333.203 Applicability.

The designee authorized to determine that the application of the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 to a contract with an international organization or a subsidiary body of that organization would not be in the public interest is set forth in CAM 1301.70.

1333.206 Initiation of a claim.

Contracting officers shall promptly notify Procurement Counsel and seek legal advice upon receiving a contractor claim.

1333.211 Contracting officer's decision.

All contracting officer decisions on claims shall be reviewed by Procurement Counsel before submission to the contractor.

1333.212 Contracting officer's duties upon appeals.

Only Procurement Counsel will communicate with the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals or the Department of Justice regarding appeals of contracting officer decisions. Procurement Counsel shall be responsible for preparation and submission of all filings with the Board.

1333.215 Contract clauses.

Alternate I of FAR 52.233-1, Disputes, may be used at the discretion of the contracting officer.