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(a) The ordering period shall commence on XXXX and shall continue for an ordering period of (x) years. However, the period of performance may be extended in accordance with the option provisions contained herein.
(b) If DFAR Clause 252.216-7006, "Ordering", is incorporated into this contract, then the period in which the Government can issue orders under the contract will be extended at the exercise of an option, and extended to the end of that option period.