As prescribed in 47.207-7(e), the contracting officer shall insert the clause at 52.247-23, Contractor Liability for Loss of and/or Damage to Household Goods, in solicitations and contracts for the transportation of household goods, including the rate per pound appropriate to the situation.
Contractor Liability for Loss of and/or Damage to Household Goods (Jan 1991)
(a) Except when loss and/or damage arise out of causes beyond the control and without the fault or negligence of the Contractor, the Contractor shall be liable to the owner for the loss of and/or damage to any article while being—
(1) Packed, picked up, loaded, transported, delivered, unloaded, or unpacked;
(2) Stored in transit; or
(3) Serviced (appliances, etc.) by a third person hired by the Contractor to perform the servicing.
(b) The Contractor shall be liable for loss and/or damage discovered by the owner if written notice of such loss and/or damage is dispatched to the Contractor not later than 75 days following the date of delivery.
(c) The Contractor shall indemnify the owner of the goods at a rate of ___ cents per pound per article.
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