Part 5350 - Extraordinary Contractual Actions and the Safety Act
Revised: June 2023
See PM 22-C-05 Revision 1, Implementing Guidance: Managing the Effects of Inflation with Existing Contracts
Subpart 5350.1 — GENERAL
(b) The authorities, policies, and procedures established in this part are based on the authority of HAF MD 1-10, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition).
Subpart 5350.102 — DELEGATION OF AND LIMITATIONS ON EXERCISE OF AUTHORITY
(a) The DAS(C) is authorized to deny or approve any request for contract adjustment under FAR 50 and take any action pursuant to FAR 50.103-2(b) or FAR 50.103-2(c), including the authority to modify or release unaccrued obligations of any sort and to extend delivery and performance dates for amounts not exceeding $75,000.
5350.102-2 Contract Adjustment Boards
The Department of the Air Force Contract Adjustment Board (DAFCAB) is authorized to deny or approve any request for contract adjustment more than $75,000.
Subpart 5350.103 — CONTRACT ADJUSTMENTS
5350.103-5 Processing Cases
(a) All requests for relief and all related documents, certifications, correspondence, reports, files, and a proposed memorandum of decision must be forwarded through the SCO for submission to the approving official.
(b) The DAFCAB serves as the exclusive point of contact with other military departments, or other departments or agencies of the Government, relative to the exercise of authority under Public Law 85-804.
Subpart 5350.104 — RESIDUAL POWERS
5350.104-3 (b)(1) Action on Indemnification Requests
See the Indemnification Guide for Unusually Hazardous or Nuclear Risks for additional information. Upon completion of all buying activity coordination, the contracting officer must forward the indemnification request through the SCO to the cognizant HCA Workflow to for staffing to the SECAF.