A requisition or a request for delivery which is forwarded directly to a supplier to obtain delivery of materiel from a previously negotiated contract, in accordance with their terms. See also Call-up Against a Standing Offer. (23/06/94) (commande directe)
Call-up Against a Standing Offer
An order issued under the authority of a duly Identified User against a particular Standing Offer (SO). It indicates acceptance of the SO to the extent of the goods or services being ordered and serves as a notification to the Offeror detailing the required goods to be delivered or services to be rendered. A separate contract is entered into each time a call-up is made against an SO. (23/06/94) (Commande subséquente à une offre à commandes)
Canadian Content
That portion of the selling price of contractor-furnished direct materiels (exclusive of subcontracts) that consists of Canadian goods and services. (01/07/95) (contenu canadien)
CCI - Canada Customs Invoice
Full description of the items being imported into Canada inclusive of Item Name, HS Number, number of items, value and value for customs clearance purposes.
Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB)
An element of PWGSC recognized as a Standards Council of Canada accredited certification agency (1989) and a standards-writing organization (1973) and the Department's qualifying authority. CGSB maintains qualifying programs in support of the procurement function. (23/06/94) (Office des normes générales du Canada [ONGC])
Canadian Goods
(1) or purposes of the Canadian Content Policy. With the exception of goods listed in 5.073, Canadian goods are those wholly manufactured or that originate in Canada or products containing imported components that have undergone sufficient change in Canada to be considered Canadian (See 5.072). (2) For the purposes of Taxes and Duties. Goods that are the growth, produce or manufacture of Canada or which are of foreign origin but are duty and tax paid and have thus been entered for consumption into Canada. (3) Addition to Canadian Goods Abroad. Goods that are exported from Canada for the purpose of being incorporated with foreign articles abroad. (4) Processing of Canadian Goods Abroad. Goods that are exported for a phase of production which cannot be completed in Canada. (01/07/95) (marchandises canadiennes)
Canadian Goods Abroad Remission Order
Order-in-Council P.C. 1970-1835 relates to the repair of Canadian goods abroad. If the collector of Customs and Excise is satisfied that repairs could not have been made in Canada, remission may be granted on the value of the Canadian goods returned to Canada. (23/06/94) (Décret de remise sur les marchandises canadiennes à l'étranger)
Canadian Industry
All commercial enterprises resident and operating in Canada and incorporated, registered, or recognized as such, under federal or provincial legislation and which carry on activities in Canada. This includes industrial research institutes jointly operated by groups of such commercial enterprises. (23/06/94) (industrie canadienne)
Canadian Services
Canadian Services are services provided by Canadian-based personnel. (01/07/95) (marchandises canadiennes)
Certified Products List (CPL)
The CPL is identical to the Qualified Products List (QPL) except that there are more frequent audits and tests. This higher level of product assurance permits the qualifying authority, as a certification agency, to enter into a licensing agreement with supplier(s) allowing them to use a registered certification mark on their products and promotional literature. (23/06/94) (liste des produits certifiés [LPC])
Classified Contract
Includes all contractual processes that require or will require access to classified information, assets or controlled areas by the contractor or its employees in the performance of the contract. A contract may be classified for security reasons even though the contract document itself is not classified. (03/06/96) (contrat classifié)
A department, agency, branch, division, Crown corporation or other entity which purchases or otherwise obtains goods or services from a common service organization or other supplier. (23/06/94) (client)
Co-operative Logistics (COLOG)
A supply arrangement which is negotiated with the United States Government under the auspices of Foreign Military Sales (FMS). It enables the Canadian Department of National Defence to obtain directly from the supply systems operated by the United States Department of Defense, spare parts and accessories needed for Crown-owned military equipment of U.S. origin. This category of FMS cases (contracts) necessitates the purchase of an equity in the supply system of the appropriate military organization. See Chapter 9B (FMS) and 9C (COLOG). (23/06/94) (COLOG)
Commercial Products
Products of a class or kind: which are used regularly for other than government purposes and are sold by the contractor in the course of carrying out normal business operations; which are regularly sold by the contractor to clients other than the government in sufficient quantities to constitute a real commercial market; and for which there is sufficient number of buyers other than the government for their purchases to establish a going-price for the products. (23/06/94) (produits commerciaux)
Commercial Services
Services of a class or kind: which are used regularly for other than government purposes and are sold by the contractor in the course of carrying out normal business operations; which are customarily provided by the contractor with personnel regularly employed and equipment, if necessary, regularly maintained for the purpose of supplying such services; and for which there is a sufficient number of buyers other than the government for their purchases to establish a going-price for the services. (23/06/94) (services commerciaux)
Commingling of Goods
The intermingling of the goods of two or more persons by either of the owners to such an extent that it is not possible for a third party to determine who owns the goods. The person so commingling has the duty to distinguish his or her own property. (23/06/94) (entreposage en commun)
Raw material, perishable goods, fabricated article or item of production or supply utilized in everyday endeavours and which is identified by contents, physical nature or characteristics. (23/06/94) (produit)
Commodity Class (NATO)
A property class containing similar commodities, items related because of their physical or performance characteristics, or general type items normally stored and issued together. (23/06/94) (classe d'articles {OTAN})
Common Carrier
Any person who undertakes and is authorized to transport persons or goods as a regular business. (23/06/94) (transporteur commun)
Common Service Agency
(1) An agency whose activities are directed mainly toward serving other departments and agencies. (2) Public Works and Government Services Canada is a common service agency. (23/06/94) (organisme de services communs)
(1) The person to whom goods are shipped. (2) See consignment. (23/06/94) (destinataire)
Goods shipped for future sale or other purpose. The ownership of the goods (title) remains with the shipper (consignor). The receiver (consignee) is accountable for the goods after accepting them. Consigned goods are a part of the consignor's inventory until sold. The consignee may be the eventual purchaser, may act as the agent through whom the sale is effected or may otherwise dispose of the goods in accordance with its agreement with the consignor. (23/06/94) (expédition)
(1) A contract is an obligation, such as an accepted offer, between competent parties upon a legal consideration, to do or abstain from doing some act. It is essential to the creation of a contract that the parties intend that their agreement shall have legal consequences and be legally enforceable. The essential elements of a contract are: an offer and an acceptance of that offer; the capacity of the parties to contract; consideration to support the contract; a mutual identity of consent or consensus ad idem; legality of purpose; sufficient certainty of terms. (2) An express contract is a contract stated orally or in writing. (3) A contract under seal is created by the execution of a deed binding the party executing it to a further act of self-control and derives legal effect solely from the formality of sealing and delivery. (4) An executed contract is a contract where both parties have performed their obligations. (5) An executory contract is when, although one party has performed its obligations, something remains to be done by the other party. Sometimes referred to as a continuing contract. (6) Under the Government Contracts Regulations a contract means a construction contract, a goods contract, a service contract or a lease entered into by or on behalf of Her Majesty by a contracting authority. (23/06/94) (contrat [marché])
Contract Issue Materiel
Any item of materiel and/or parts purchased by PWGSC or a client for incorporation into the end items described in the related contract and provided to the contractor; either (a) on a free-issue basis as government-supplied materiel or government-furnished equipment; or (b) on payment of the cost (unless otherwise provided by the contract) thereof to PWGSC, on the basis that the cost will be recovered by the contractor as a profit-bearing element of the cost of the article produced. (23/06/94) (matériel fourni sous contrat)
Contract Price
(1) General. The price or price formula stipulated in a contract of purchase or sale, such as firm price, target price, cost price, etc. (2) PWGSC General Conditions. The amount expressed in the contract to be payable to the contractor for the finished work. (23/06/94) (prix du contrat)
Controlled Item
Items of supply, both accountable and non-accountable which, for administrative purposes, require special controls beyond those normally employed. (23/06/94) (articles contrôlés)
Conversion Factor
See exchange rate factor. (23/06/94) (facteur de conversion)
Copyright (1) An exclusive statutory right of those such as authors, publishers, composers, etc. to control the publication/ dispositions of their works of art, literature, music, films, pictures, etc., which is protected by the Copyright Act of Canada. Under the Geneva Convention of 1952 to which Canada became a party in 1962, international copyright is obtained without any formalities by placing on the work the symbol ©, identifying the name of the copyright holder in the year of the first publication. (2) The exclusive right of printing or otherwise multiplying copies of information and data. (3) See section 3 of the Copyright Act for a more comprehensive definition. (23/06/94) (droit d'auteur)
(1) General. The price paid for anything, outlay, expense. When a contract refers to actual cost, the term means the amount, not including any profit, which was in fact paid out for materials and for labour. (2) PWGSC General Conditions. Costs determined in accordance with DSS-MAS 1031-2, Contract Cost Principles. (3) Considered as total price in contract proposals for approval authority. (23/06/94) (coût)
Cost of Direct Imports
That portion of the selling price associated with directly imported materiels. It includes the tariffs and the cost of transportation to the Canadian place of importation (place where materiels first landed in Canada). (23/06/94) (coût des importations directes)
Cost of Goods
Stocked Item Supply. The price FOB supplier plus inbound transportation. (23/06/94) (coût de la marchandise)
Cost of Indirect Imports
That portion of the selling price associated with the costs of materiels that, while obtained through a Canadian supplier, in fact originated outside Canada. (23/06/94) (coût des importations indirectes)
Cost of Service
Stocked Item Supply. All expenses (other than cost of goods) incurred by PWGSC in providing the Stocked Item Supply service. (23/06/94) (coût du service)
Country of Origin
The country in which the product is mined, produced or manufactured. A product of domestic origin is a product mined, produced, or manufactured in Canada. (23/06/94) (pays d'origine)
Cultural Industries
Persons engaged in any of the following activities:
(a) the publication, distribution, or sale of books, magazines, periodicals or newspapers in print or machine readable form but not including the sole activity of printing or typesetting any of the foregoing;
(b) the production, distribution, sale or exhibition of film or video recordings;
(c) the production, distribution, sale or exhibition of audio or video music recordings;
(d) the publication, distribution or sale of music in print or machine readable form; or
(e) radiocommunications in which the transmissions are intended for direct reception by the general public, and all radio, television and cable broadcasting undertakings and all satellite programming and broadcast network services. (01/07/95) (industries culturelles)
Duties charged on commodities on their import into or export from a country by a governmental authority. (23/06/94) (douane)
Customs Bonded Warehouse
A warehouse approved by Canada Customs and Revenue Agency, and under bond or guarantee for the strict observance of revenue laws. Used for safekeeping of merchandise until duties are paid or goods are otherwise properly released. (12/05/00) (entrepôt en douane)
Customs Drawback
There are two types: (1) Export drawback. The return of duty and/or taxes paid on imported goods which are subsequently exported. (2) Home consumption drawback. The return of duty paid on specified imported goods used in Canada for certain purposes. (23/06/94) (drawback)
Customs Duty - Defence
Tariff Code 9982.00.00 of the Schedule to the Customs Tariff provides for the remission of customs duty on all defence supplies imported under contracts of $250,000 or more, by the Department of National Defence and Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) as well as the private sector provided that the person claiming remission provides certification by the Minister of PWGSC that the goods supplied under the contract are defence supplies. (15/06/98) (Droit de douane - défense)
Customs Tariff
A schedule of charges assessed by the government on imported goods. (23/06/94) (tarif des douanes)