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25.501 General.

25.501 General.

The contracting officer-

  1. (a) Must apply the evaluation procedures of this subpart to each line item of an offer unless either the offer or the solicitation specifies evaluation on a group basis (see 25.503);

  2. (b) May rely on the offeror’s certification of end product origin when evaluating a foreign offer;

  3. (c) Must identify and reject offers of end products that are prohibited in accordance with subpart  25.7; and

  4. (d) Must not use the Buy American statute evaluation factors prescribed in this subpart to provide a preference for one foreign offer over another foreign offer.