AFAC

Air Force Acquisition Circular (AFAC) 2006-0329
29 March 2006

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: SAF/AQCP, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1060 (703) 588-7060

Summary of Changes

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Reason for Change

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5301.602-2 Responsibilities. Revises legal review responsibilities.
(This AFAC shall be put into effect as soon as practicable, but not later than 1 May 06. The existing policy may be used, when appropriate, until 30 Apr 06.)

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AFAC CHANGES

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5301.602-2 Responsibilities. Revises legal review responsibilities.

Supplemental information about the change: None.

SUBPART 5301.6 — CAREER DEVELOPMENT, CONTRACTING AUTHORITY, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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5301.602-2 Responsibilities.

(c) Legal Review.

(1) Contracting officers shall obtain legal advice during all phases of acquisitions. In particular, contracting officers shall obtain legal advice:

(2) In addition to the general conditions identified in AFFARS 5301.602-2(c)(1) above, the supporting legal office shall review Operational contract actions and SMC contract actions expected to exceed $500,000 and shall review AFMC Non-Operational contract actions expected to exceed $1,000,000, as follows:

(3) All Justifications and Approvals (J&A) requests for actions expected to exceed $500,000

(4) Regardless of dollar amount, the supporting legal office shall provide advice, coordination, and review for the following matters:

(5) Legal review is not normally required for-

(6) PEO Programs. SAF/GC is responsible for providing legal support to PEOs and provides oversight responsibility for legal support to Single Managers on PEO Programs. The local staff judge advocate or servicing legal office shall consult with SAF/GCQ in order to provide consistent legal support on PEO programs.

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