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Part Number: 2849

Justice Acquisition Regulation

Subpart 2849.1 - General Principles

2849.106 Fraud or other criminal conduct.

If the contracting officer has reason to suspect fraud or other criminal conduct related to the settlement negotiations of a terminated contract, the contracting officer shall discontinue the negotiations and report the facts supporting the suspicion through the HCA or designee to the OIG.

2849.111 Review of proposed settlements.

The HCA or designee may establish procedures for the review and approval of settlement agreements at a level above the contracting officer. In addition, all proposed termination settlements shall be reviewed by legal counsel.