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Federal Acquisition Regulation Index

The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) are divided into 53 parts and organized into eight (8) Subchapters designated A through H. Each part is then divided into subparts, sections, and subsections, with further divisions below the subsection level.

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Subchapter A—General

Part 1—Federal Acquisition Regulations System

Part 2—Definitions of Words and Terms

Part 3—Improper Business Practices and Personal Conflicts of Interest

Part 4—Administrative Matters

Subchapter B—Competition and Acquisition Planning

Part 5—Publicizing Contract Actions

Part 6—Competition Requirements

Part 7—Acquisition Planning

Part 8—Required Sources of Supplies and Services

Part 9—Contractor Qualifications

Part 10—Market Research

Part 11—Describing Agency Needs

Part 12—Acquisition of Commercial Items

Subchapter C—Contracting Methods and Contract Types

Part 13—Simplified Acquisition Procedures

Part 14—Sealed Bidding

Part 15—Contracting by Negotiation

Part 16—Types of Contracts

Part 17—Special Contracting Methods

Part 18—Emergency Acquisitions

Subchapter D—Socioeconomic Programs

Part 19—Small Business Programs

Part 20–[RESERVED, not currently in use]

Part 21–[RESERVED, not currently in use]

Part 22—Application of Labor Laws to Government Acquisitions

Part 23—Environment, Energy and Water Efficiency, Renewable Energy Technologies, Occupational Safety, and Drug-Free Workplace

Part 24—Protection of Privacy and Freedom of Information

Part 25—Foreign Acquisition

Part 26—Other Socioeconomic Programs

Subchapter E—General Contracting Requirements

Part 27—Patents, Data, and Copyrights

Part 28—Bonds and Insurance

Part 29—Taxes

Part 30–Cost Accounting Standards Administration

Part 31—Contract Cost Principles and Procedures

Part 32—Contract Financing

Part 33—Protests, Disputes, and Appeals

Subchapter F—Special Categories of Contracting

Part 34—Major System Acquisition

Part 35—Research and Development Contracting

Part 36—Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts

Part 37—Service Contracting

Part 38—Federal Supply Schedule Contracting

Part 39—Acquisition of Information Technology

Part 40–[RESERVED, not currently in use]

Part 41—Acquisition of Utility Services

Subchapter G—Contract Management

Part 42—Contract Administration and Audit Services

Part 43—Contract Modifications

Part 44—Subcontracting Policies and Procedures

Part 45—Government Property

Part 46—Quality Assurance

Part 47—Transportation

Part 48—Value Engineering

Part 49—Termination of Contracts

Part 50—Extraordinary Contractual Actions

Part 51—Use of Government Sources by Contractors

Subchapter H—Clauses and Forms

Part 52—Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses

Part 53—Forms


Updated: 4/19/2021


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