Government Review Period for Publications

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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:

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We appreciate your continued feedback and cooperation during this transition.

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Item Information

Revision History

Date Status ID Title
2008-05-12 Active B4068C Government Review Period for Publications (2008-05-12) B4068C

Remarks – Recommended Use of SACC Item

Use the following clause in contracts for the Department of National Defence when a system or equipment is newly introduced in the Canadian Forces Supply System, and Canada must review the publications that constitute deliverable end items.

Legal text for SACC item

  1. The Contractor must provide to the Contracting Authority, a production and delivery schedule for the publications that constitute deliverable end items that will ensure availability of the publications concurrently with the delivery of the goods to which the publications relate. The Contractor's schedule must account for the time required by Canada to conduct reviews and provide acknowledgement or comments.
  2. Stages
    The following production milestone review stages will be used for initial planning purposes:
    1. english manuscript approval;
    2. french manuscript translation accuracy check;
    3. camera-ready pages (reproducible);
    4. printed copy;
    5. consignment of approved manuals.
  3. Quantities
    Following Certificate of Compliance approval, _____ copies of the publications that constitute deliverable end items must be delivered to the consignees indicated in the Contract.