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Part Number: 453

Agriculture Acquisition Regulation

Subpart 453.2 - Prescription of Forms

453.200 Scope of subpart.

This subpart prescribes USDA (AD) forms for use in acquisition. Consistent with the approach used in FAR subpart 53.2, this subpart is arranged by subject matter, in the same order as, and keyed to, the parts of the AGAR in which the form usage requirements are addressed.

453.213 Simplified Acquisition and other simplified purchase procedures (AD-838).

Form AD-838, Purchase Order, is prescribed for use as a Simplified Acquisition Procedure/delivery order/task order document in lieu of OF 347 and OF 348, except that use of the OF 347 and OF 348 is authorized when utilizing the USDA Integrated Acquisition System (See 413.307).

453.270 Request for contract action (AD-700).

Form AD-700, Procurement Request, may be used as a contract requisition document by contracting activities in USDA.