Change Number: Change 160 GSAR Case 2020-G505
Effective Date: 01/12/2023

Subpart 546.7 - Warranties

Subpart 546.7 - Warranties

546.704 Authority for use of warranties.

FAR clause 52.246-21, Warranty of Construction, is approved by the agency for use in solicitations and contracts when a fixed-price construction contract is contemplated.

546.705 Limitations.

The contracting director must approve the use of warranties in cost reimbursement contracts, except those in FAR clauses 52.246-3 and 52.246-8.

546.708 Warranties of data.

      (a)  The contracting officer shall use warranties of data only when both of the following conditions are applicable:

           (1)  Use of a warranty is in the Government’s interest and is documented; and

           (2)  The contracting director concurs with the decision.

      (b)  The contracting officer shall consult with the technical or specification manager responsible for developing any warranties of data.

546.710 Contract clause.

Insert the clause at 552.246-77, Additional Contract Warranty Provisions for Supplies of a Noncomplex Nature, in solicitations and contracts that include the FAR clause at 52.246-17.