41 U.S.C. § 7101 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 41. Public Contracts § 7101. Definitions




In this chapter:

(1) Administrator. --The term “Administrator” means the Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy appointed pursuant to section 1102 of this title.

(2) Agency board or agency board of contract appeals. --The term “agency board” or “agency board of contract appeals” means--

(A)  the Armed Services Board;

(B)  the Civilian Board;

(C)  the board of contract appeals of the Tennessee Valley Authority;  or

(D)  the Postal Service Board established under section 7105(d)(1) of this title.

(3) Agency head. --The term “agency head” means the head and any assistant head of an executive agency.  The term may include the chief official of a principal division of an executive agency if the head of the executive agency so designates that chief official.

(4) Armed Services Board. --The term “Armed Services Board” means the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals established under section 7105(a)(1) of this title.

(5) Civilian Board. --The term “Civilian Board” means the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals established under section 7105(b)(1) of this title.

(6) Contracting officer. --The term “contracting officer”--

(A)  means an individual who, by appointment in accordance with applicable regulations, has the authority to make and administer contracts and to make determinations and findings with respect to contracts;  and

(B)  includes an authorized representative of the contracting officer, acting within the limits of the representative's authority.

(7) Contractor. --The term “contractor” means a party to a Federal Government contract other than the Federal Government.

(8) Executive agency. --The term “executive agency” means--

(A)  an executive department as defined in section 101 of title 5 ;

(B)  a military department as defined in section 102 of title 5 ;

(C)  an independent establishment as defined in section 104 of title 5 , except that the term does not include the Government Accountability Office;  and

(D)  a wholly owned Government corporation as defined in section 9101(3) of title 31 .

(9) Misrepresentation of fact. --The term “misrepresentation of fact” means a false statement of substantive fact, or conduct that leads to a belief of a substantive fact material to proper understanding of the matter in hand, made with intent to deceive or mislead.





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