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DFARS 225.872-1 General
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement ("DFARS") 225.872, Contracting with qualifying country sources.
DFARS 225.872-1 General.
(a) As a result of memoranda of understanding
and other international agreements, DoD has determined it
inconsistent with the public interest to apply restrictions of
the Buy American Act or the Balance of Payments Program to the
acquisition of qualifying country end products from the
following qualifying countries:
Austria (added Dec 2011)
Federal Republic of Germany
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
(b) Individual acquisitions of qualifying country end products from the following qualifying countries may, on a purchase-by-purchase basis (see 225.872-4), be exempted from application of the Buy American Act and the Balance of Payments Program as inconsistent with the public interest:
(c) The determination in paragraph (a) of this subsection does not limit the authority of the Secretary concerned to restrict acquisitions to domestic sources or reject an otherwise acceptable offer from a qualifying country source when considered necessary for national defense reasons.
Compliance: Metals distributed by and thru MasterSource Company Inc. are in compliance with Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act pertaining to conflict minerals.