DFARS 252.247-7016 Contractor Liability for Loss or Damage. Basic (Dec 1991)

As prescribed in 247.271-3(j), when acquiring services for the preparation of personal property for movement or storage, or for performance of intra-city or intra-area movement, use the following provisions, clauses, and schedules. Revise solicitation provisions and schedules, as appropriate, if using negotiation rather than sealed bidding. Overseas commands, except those in Alaska and Hawaii, may modify these clauses to conform to local practices, laws, and regulations. (j) The clause at 252.247-7016, Contractor Liability for Loss and Damage.

CONTRACTOR LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE (DEC 1991)

      (a)  Definitions.  As used in this clause—

              “Article” means any shipping piece or package and its contents.

              “Schedule” means the level of service for which specific types of traffic apply as described in DoD 4500.34-R, Personal Property Traffic Management Regulation.

      (b)  For shipments picked up under Schedule I, Outbound Services, or delivered under Schedule II, Inbound Services—

              (1)  If notified within one year after delivery that the owner has discovered loss or damage to the owner's property, the Contractor agrees to indemnify the Government for loss or damage to the property which arises from any cause while it is in the Contractor's possession.  The Contractor's liability is—

                    (i)  Non-negligent damage.  For any cause, other than the Contractor's negligence, indemnification shall be at a rate not to exceed sixty cents per pound per article.

                    (ii)  Negligent damage.  When loss or damage is caused by the negligence of the Contractor, the liability is for the full cost of satisfactory repair or for the current replacement value of the article.

              (2)  The Contractor shall make prompt payment to the owner of the property for any loss or damage for which the Contractor is liable.

              (3)  In the absence of evidence or supporting documentation which places liability on a carrier or another contractor, the destination contractor shall be presumed to be liable for the loss or damage, if timely notified.

      (c)  For shipments picked up or delivered under Schedule III, Intra-City and Intra-Area—

              (1)  If notified of loss or damage within 75 days following delivery, the Contractor agrees to indemnify the Government for loss or damage to the owner's property.

              (2)  The Contractor's liability shall be for the full cost of satisfactory repair, or for the current replacement value of the article less depreciation, up to a maximum liability of $1.25 per pound times the net weight of the shipment.

              (3)  The Contractor has full salvage rights to damaged items which are not repairable and for which the Government has received compensation at replacement value.

(End of clause)

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Prime’s Interest;
Supplies ✖ Construction ✖ Architect-Eng ✖ (Applies to services for the preparation of personal property for movement or storage.);

52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations.

52.214-27 Price Reduction for Defective Certified Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications—Sealed Bidding.

52.215-10 Price Reduction for Defective Certified Cost or Pricing Data.

52.215-11 Price Reduction for Defective Certified Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications.

52.216-24 Limitation of Government Liability.

52.222-12 Contract Termination—Debarment.

52.222-17 Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers.

52.222-55 Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658.

52.228-1 Bid Guarantee.

52.228-8 Liability and Insurance—Leased Motor Vehicles.

52.232-27 Prompt Payment for Construction Contracts.

52.236-23 Responsibility of the Architect-Engineer Contractor.

52.242-3 Penalties for Unallowable Costs.

52.246-16 Responsibility for Supplies.

52.246-18 Warranty of Supplies of a Complex Nature.

52.246-19 Warranty of Systems and Equipment under Performance Specifications or Design Criteria.

52.246-21 Warranty of Construction.

52.247-21 Contractor Liability for Personal Injury and/or Property Damage.

52.247-22 Contractor Liability for Loss of and/or Damage to Freight other than Household Goods.

52.247-23 Contractor Liability for Loss of and/or Damage to Household Goods.

52.247-58 Loading, Blocking, and Bracing of Freight Car Shipments.

252.227-7019 Validation of Asserted Restrictions--Computer Software.

252.227-7037 Validation of Restrictive Markings on Technical Data.

252.239-7013 Obligation of the Government.

252.247-7007 Liability and Insurance.

252.247-7014 Demurrage.

1852.245-71 Installation-accountable Government Property.

1852.227-88 Government-furnished computer software and related technical data.

1852.228-70 Aircraft Ground and Flight Risk.

1852.228-71 Aircraft Flight Risks.

1852.228-76 Cross-Waiver of Liability for International Space Station Activities.

1852.228-78 Cross-Waiver of Liability for Science or Space Exploration Activities Unrelated to the International Space Station.

1852.228-80 Insurance — Immunity From Tort Liability.

1852.228-81 Insurance — Partial Immunity From Tort Liability.

1852.228-82 Insurance — Total Immunity From Tort Liability.

1852.236-73 Hurricane Plan.

1852.245-72 Liability for Government property furnished for repair or other services.

3052.209-71 Reserve Officer Training Corps and military recruiting on campus.

3052.217-93 Subcontracts (USCG).

3052.217-95 Liability and insurance (USCG).

3052.217-97 Discharge of liens (USCG).

3052.217-99 Department of Labor Safety and Health Regulations for ship repairing (USCG).

3052.217-100 Guarantee (USCG).

3052.222-70 Strikes or picketing affecting timely completion of the contract work.

3052.222-71 Strikes or picketing affecting access to a DHS facility.

5352.223-9001 Health and Safety on Government Installations

5152.225-5900 Arming Requirements and Procedures for Personal Security Services Contractors and Requests for Personal Protection

5152.225-5903 Compliance with Laws and Regulations

5152.228-5900 Government Liability for Non-Tactical Vehicles

5152.225-5902 Fitness for Duty and Medical/Dental Care Limitations

5152.225-5915 CONTRACTOR ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERSONNEL RECOVERY

552.211-76 Charges for Packaging , Packing, and Marking.

552.211-89 Non-Manufactured Wood Packaging Material for Export.

552.236-82 Subcontracts.

552.238-75 Price Reductions.

652.236-70 Accident Prevention.

1452.215-70 Release of Claims.

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