Publications: Specifications and standards

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Attention! As part of the Acquisitions Program’s transformation agenda, PSPC is planning to archive and migrate the SACC manual to the CanadaBuys website. The SACC manual will continue to be available on the BuyandSell website to ensure continuity of service during this transition period. At this time, an initial version of the archived version of the SACC has been posted on CanadaBuys. We encourage you to go visit the site and get comfortable with the new format of the SACC at the following:

Archived - Standard Acquisition Clauses and Conditions Manual | CanadaBuys

We appreciate your continued feedback and cooperation during this transition.

Attention! More information for suppliers. Read the news item with updates on the SACC and Contract Modernization Initiative.

Legal text for SACC item

  1. The Contractor must provide publications in accordance with the following specifications and standards:
    1. Format: The latest issue of C-01-100-100/AG-005, Specification Acceptance of Commercial and Foreign Government Publications as Adopted Publications.
      The latest issue of C-01-100-100/AG-006, Specification Writing, Format and Production of Technical Publications.
    2. Procurement: The latest issue of D-01-000-100/SF-000, Specification for Procurement of Publishing Services and Published Works.
    3. Packaging: The latest issue of D-LM-008-022/SG-000, Standard of Packaging for Documentation.
    4. Policy and procedures: The latest issue of A-AD-100-100/AG-000, National Defence Publishing Policy and Administration Procedures.
    5. Technical content: The technical content must meet the requirements of the latest issue of the following specifications:
      D-01-100-200/SF-000 - Preparation of Equipment Data Summaries;
      D-01-100-202/SF-000 - Preparation of Equipment Descriptions;
      D-01-100-203/SF-000 - Preparation of Operating Instructions;
      D-01-100-204/SF-000 - Preparation of Preventative Maintenance Instructions;
      D-01-100-205/SF-000 - Preparation of Corrective Maintenance Instructions;
      D-01-100-207/SF-000 - Preparation of Parts Identification Lists.
    6. Quality assurance: The Contractor must conform to the Quality Assurance Program detailed in the latest issue of C-01-100-100/AG-006.
  2. Upon request from the Contractor, the specification will be provided by the Contracting Authority.