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1.704 Content.

Each D&F shall set forth enough facts and circumstances to clearly and convincingly justify the specific determination made. As a minimum, each D&F shall include, in the prescribed agency format, the following information:

      (a) Identification of the agency and of the contracting activity and specific identification of the document as a “Determination and Findings.”

      (b) Nature and/or description of the action being approved.

      (c) Citation of the appropriate statute and/or regulation upon which the D&F is based.

      (d) Findings that detail the particular circumstances, facts, or reasoning essential to support the determination. Necessary supporting documentation shall be obtained from appropriate requirements and technical personnel.

      (e)A determination, based on the findings, that the proposed action is justified under the applicable statute or regulation.

      (f) Expiration date of the D&F, if required (see 1.706).

      (g) The signature of the official authorized to sign the D&F (see 1.707) and the date signed.