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49.100 Scope of subpart.

49.100 Scope of subpart.

      (a) This subpart deals with-

           (1) The authority and responsibility of contracting officers to terminate contracts in whole or in part for the convenience of the Government or for default;

           (2) Duties of the contractor and the contracting officer after issuance of the notice of termination;

           (3) General procedures for the settlement of terminated contracts; and

           (4) Settlement agreements.

      (b) Additional principles applicable to the termination for convenience and settlement of fixed-price and cost-reimbursement contracts are included in subparts  49.2 and 49.3. Additional principles applicable to the termination of contracts for default are included in subpart  49.4.