Cost-plus-fixed-fee Contracts: Hearing Before the Committee on Naval Affairs, United States Senate, Seventy-seventh Congress, First Session, Relative to Cost-plus-fixed-fee Contracts, June 30, 1941
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941 - 78 pages
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Page 51 - ... supplies as have been mined or produced in the United States, and only such manufactured articles, materials, and supplies as have been manufactured in the United States...
Page 51 - States, or if articles, materials, or supplies of the class or kind to be used or the articles, materials, or supplies from which they are manufactured are not mined, produced, or manufactured, as the case may be, in the United States in sufficient and reasonably available commercial quantities and of a satisfactory quality.
Page 51 - CHANGES The Contracting Officer may at any time, by a written order, and without notice to the sureties, make changes in the drawings and/or specifications of this contract and within the general scope thereof. If such changes cause an increase or decrease in the amount due under this contract, or in the time required for its performance, an equitable adjustment shall be made and the contract shall be modified in writing accordingly.
Page 51 - If such changes cause an increase or decrease in the amount due under this contract, or in the time required for its performance, an equitable adjustment shall be made and the contract shall be modified in writing accordingly. Any claim for adjustment under this article must be asserted within...
Page 51 - Officer, if he determines that the facts justify such action, may receive and consider, and adjust any such claim asserted at any time prior to the date of final settlement of the contract. If the parties fail to agree upon the adjustment to be made the dispute shall be determined as provided in Clause 6 hereof.
Page 31 - A contract must be construed as a whole, and the intention of the parties is to be collected from the entire instrument, and not from detached portions, it being necessary to consider all of its parts in order to determine the meaning of any particular part, as well as of the whole.
Page 31 - ... so as to view the circumstances as they viewed them, and so to judge of the meaning of the words and of the correct application of the language to the things described.
Page 51 - The contractor warrants that he has not employed any person to solicit or secure this contract upon any agreement for a commission, percentage, brokerage, or contingent fee. Breach of this warranty shall give the Government the right to annul the...