(1)(iii) HCAs are the officials responsible for preparation and submission of the required records. Forward records to DASN(P) by email at RDAJ&As.email@example.com with the subject “[Activity Name] FAR 50.101-3, Request for Relief.”
(a) Military Departments. Subject to the restrictions on delegations of authority in DFARS Part 250 and FAR 50.102-1 and 50.102-3, HCAs may exercise without power of redelegation, the authority contained in the Act and Executive Order for amounts not exceeding $70,000.
(i) HCAs may deny any request, regardless of dollar value.
(ii) ASN(RDA) is the approval authority for requests to obligate the Government in excess of $70,000. Submit requests for adjudication by the Navy Contract Adjustment Board by email at RDAJ&As.firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “[Activity Name] DFARS 250.102-1-70 - Extraordinary Contractual Relief pursuant to [insert “Public Law 85-804” or “Executive Order 10789”].
Members and alternate members will be appointed by DASN(P).
(b) The contracting activity responsible for processing a contractor's request for contractual adjustment under a DON contract is responsible for establishing liaison and joint action with other Military Departments and other departments and agencies of the Government, until the case is submitted to the Navy Contract Adjustment Board for disposition.
When a contractor's request is denied below the Secretarial level, the contracting officer of the activity that forwarded the case to the board shall furnish a letter to the contractor explaining the denial.
(b) Submit requests for authorization to use the clause prescribed at FAR 50.104-4 with sufficient justification to SECNAV via DASN(P) by email at RDAJ&As.email@example.com with the subject “[Activity Name] FAR 50.104-3 – Indemnification Request.”