(i) the basic contract shall provide for appropriate procedures for the timely fixing of the contract at an early stage of its performance period; or 2. Each basic contract shall be subject to an annual review before the anniversary of its entry into force and, if necessary, to a review to comply with the requirements of this Regulation. Basic order agreements may need to be reviewed prior to the annual review due to mandatory legal requirements. A basic order contract is only modified by modifying the contract itself and not by individual orders placed under this contract. The amendment of a framework contract does not retroactively affect orders previously placed under this contract. (i) place orders under basic order agreements on optional form (OF) 347, order for supplies or services or any other appropriate contractual instrument; (3) The procuring entity shall not make a final commitment and shall not authorize the contractor to commence work on a contract under a basic contract until prices are fixed, unless the contract sets a maximum price that limits the government`s obligation and is – (c) restrictions. A basic purchase agreement may not contain the government`s consent to the issuance of future contracts or orders to the contractor or be used in any way to restrict competition. (b) enforcement. A basic contract may be used to expedite the award of contracts for undetermined supply or service needs where certain items, quantities and prices are not known at the time of performance of the contract, but a significant number of requirements relating to the nature of the supplies or services covered by the contract are likely to be obtained from the contractor. Under the right circumstances, using these procedures can result in savings when ordering parts for equipment support by reducing management times, inventory investments, and inventory obsolescence due to design changes. Select “No service that does not use ABP” if the procurement is for services, but the above ABP standards are not met. Select “Not applicable” for contractual acts that mainly concern deliveries. GAP and CAs are very similar in nature in that they are basic agreements that are entered into once the government has identified elements that are used repeatedly.

However, their use differs in that BPA applies to expected requirements and uses terms contained in existing supplier Annex GSA contracts (or other contracts). BAAs are used when future needs are undetermined. These agreements contain their own specific terms and conditions. Neither CAs nor BPA are considered binding contracts until orders are placed against them. These orders become binding contracts. 1. Before awarding a contract under a basic contract, the contracting entity shall select “Yes – Service using PBA” in the case of service contracts if: (ii) where the contract is awarded after competition, it is ensured that the use of the basic contract does not affect other suppliers; and (iii) sign or obtain all applicable justifications and approvals, as well as all findings and findings, and comply with the other requirements set forth in paragraph 1.602-1(b), as if the Order were a contract awarded independently of a basic purchase agreement. Recovered Materials/Durability – This does not apply to a BOA. (ii) include by reference the provisions of the basic contract; Reason for change – Does not apply to a basic contract. Select the value that applies when you report a change to a basic contract.

(v) provide that failure to reach an agreement on the price of an order placed prior to the determination of the price (see paragraph (d)(3) of this section) constitutes a dispute under the dispute resolution clause contained in the basic order agreement; and Mod No – “0” by default for a basic contract. Enter a unique value when you report a change to a basic contract. The change number must begin with an (A) or (P). The length must be six characters. d) Orders. A contract agent representing a government activity listed in a basic contract may place orders for the necessary supplies or services covered by this Agreement. (a) Description. A basic contract is a written instrument of understanding negotiated between an agency, contract activity or contract office and a contractor and (1) contains terms and clauses that apply to future contracts (orders) between the parties during its term, (2) a description as accurate as possible of the supplies or services to be provided, and (3) methods of pricing, issuance and future delivery of Orders under the Framework Contract. A basic order contract is not a contract. Consolidated Contract – If the contract share is awarded by the DoD, or if the DoD is the financing activity of an order whose estimated total value exceeds the threshold based on the date the action was signed and the action is a consolidation of the contract requirements, select Yes.

It is the responsibility of the Ministry of Defence to identify the requirements consolidated in the Inter-Agency Agreement. Type “No” if the order is not funded by the DoD or if the contract or order: Estimated total order value – This new field does not apply to a BOA. Select Grouped requirements under FAR exception 7.107-1(b) if the requirements meet the definition of grouping in FAR 2.101 but do not require a written determination under FAR 7.107-1(b). Underlying and All Options (Total Contract Value) – Enter the total estimated value (in dollars and cents) for all orders that should be placed on this contract. Enter data in the Preference Programs/Other Data section. A selection list is displayed with a selection that defines why the provider does not need to be registered in SAM. Click on the left side of the drop-down list to make a selection: Description of the contract requirement – Enter a brief description of the goods or services you are purchasing, or for a perpetual delivery vehicle, a brief description of the goods or services available. Cash Account Symbol – The cash account symbol is an optional data element consisting of three parts: the agency id (2 characters); the main account (4 characters); and a sub-account (3 characters), if applicable. As of June 28, 2019, the cash account icon fields are no longer applicable and grayed out. This includes the three parts: the agency identifier (2 characters); main accounts (4 characters); and a sub-account (3 characters).

Funding Organization ID – Enter the organization that funded the transaction. The funding organization code must be included in the FPDS-NG Agencies/Sub-Agency search table. Select Ungrouped if the requirements do not meet the grouping definition in FAR 2.101. Initiative – The Treasury Account System Initiative data item has a drop-down menu with “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act” as the only value that can be selected. If this action is not “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act”, leave it as “Select One”. As of June 28, 2019, the Initiative field is no longer applicable and grayed out. The above values can only be selected if the “Signature Date” of the share is no later than February 2, 2017. From the new values, the thresholds are obsolete.

A consolidated contract is required for both the Ministry of Defence and the civilian authorities. Primary NAICS Code – Indicate the code used in the prompt. (i) a description of the method used to determine the prices to be paid to the contractor for the supplies or services; A Basic Order Agreement (BOA) (FAR 16.703) is a written agreement negotiated between a contractual agency or activity and a contractor according to which: Civil authorities may assume that this is not a consolidated requirement if the DOD has not specified it in the interagency agreement. The new “Consolidated Contract” values have changed for shares with a “Signature Date” after February 3, 2017. Clinger Cohen Law – Select “Yes” if the lawsuit is subject to the Clinger Cohen Law, otherwise select “No”. Interagency Contracting Authority – If the transaction is subject to the Economy Act, select “Economy Act”. If the transaction is submitted to the other legal authority, select “Other legal authority” and enter the name of the authority in the available text box Other interagency contracting legal authority. If there is no legal authority, select “Not applicable”. IDV with multiple rewards or individual rewards – Select the appropriate value from the drop-down menu. Contract staff carrying out emergency operations, such as.B. response to natural or environmental disasters or national or civil emergencies,. B for example Robert T.

Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121). (ii) The need for supplies or services is imperative and exceptionally urgent (i.e. if the government suffers financial or other damage, if the need is not met sooner than would be possible if prices were set before the start of the work). .