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DATE: September 11, 2001

SUBJECT: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Iceland as Newly Designated Country Under Trade Agreements Act

SOURCE: Federal Register, September 11, 2001, Vol. 66, No. 176, page 47112

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD)

ACTION: Final Rule

SYNOPSIS: DOD is amending DFARS 252.225-7007, Buy American Act -- Trade Agreements Act -- Balance of Payments Program, and DFARS 252.225-7021, Trade Agreements, to add Iceland as a designated country under the Trade Agreements Act, as directed by the United States Trade Representative.

EDITOR'S NOTE: For more on the Trade Agreements Act, see Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 25.4, Trade Agreements, and DFARS Subpart 225.4, Trade Agreements.

EFFECTIVE DATE: September 11, 2001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Williams, Defense Acquisition Regulations Council, OUSD (AT&L) DP (DAR), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062; 703-602-0288; fax: 703-602-0350.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: This final rule amends DFARS 252.227-7007 and DFARS 252.225-7021 to add Iceland to the list of designated countries under the Trade Agreements Act. This action was ordered by the United States Trade Representative because Iceland joined the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement in April 2001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panoptic Enterprises at 703-451-5953 or by e-mail to Panoptic@FedGovContracts.com.

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