552.211-83 Availability for Inspection, Testing, and Shipment/Delivery.

As prescribed in 511.404 Contract clauses.(c), insert the following clause:

Availability for Inspection, Testing, and Shipment/Delivery (Feb1996)

      (a)  The Government requires that the supplies be made avail-able for inspection and testing within _____* calendar days after receipt of [Insert “Notice of Award” or “order”] , and be [Insert “shipped” or “delivered”] within _____* calendar days after receipt of (1)notice of approval and release by the Government inspector or (2)authorization to ship without Government inspection.

      (b)  Failure to make supplies available for inspection and testing or to [Insert “ship” or “deliver”] as required by this clause may result in termination of this contract for default.

     (End of clause)

AlternateI (Feb1996). If the contract is for stock items, the Contracting Officer shall insert “shipped” or “ship” in the basic clause, add the following paragraph(b) and redesignate paragraph(b) of the basic clause as paragraph(c).

(b)If notice of approval and release by the Government inspector or authorization to ship without Government inspection is received before _____* calendar days after receipt of the [Insert “Notice of Award” or “order”] , receipt of such notice shall be deemed to be received on the _____* calendar day after receipt of [Insert “Notice of Award” or “order”] . Shipments shall not be made before the _____* calendar day after receipt of the [Insert “Notice of Award” or “order”] unless authorized in writing by the Contracting Officer.

*Entries are normally the same number of days specified for availability.