(1) A transfer of a property in a thing from one person to another for a price in money. A sale of goods is different from an exchange or barter where no funds are involved. In order to determine at what point property in the goods sold rests in the purchaser, the terms of the contract have to be considered to ascertain in whom the property is vested. The property may pass at once or at a future time contingent on the fulfillment of some condition. (2) Includes consignment or other disposition of materials and the supplying of any service. (23/06/94) (vente)
(1) Damaged, worn, aged or specialized equipment or materiel that cannot economically be repaired or adapted for further use but has possible value other than the scrap or material content. (2) The saving or rescuing of materials contained in condemned, discarded or abandoned equipment for reuse, refabrication or scrapping. (3) Accounting. That portion of the residual value of an asset representing the value of parts reclaimed for future use after retirement of the asset. (23/06/94) (récupération)
(1) General. A relatively small quantity of material, or an individual object, from which the quantity of the mass, group, bulk, etc. which it represents may be inferred. A specimen, a small quantity presented or sold to buyers as a specimen of goods offered for sale. (2) Where goods are sold by sample, three conditions are implied in the sale: (a) the bulk shall correspond with the sample in quality, (b) the buyer shall have a reasonable opportunity of comparing the bulk with the sample, and (c) the goods shall be free from any defect rendering them unmerchantable, which would not be apparent on reasonable examination of the sample. (23/06/94) (échantillon)
Scrap or Waste Materiel
(1) Material that has no real value except for its basic or raw material content. (2) Scrap and waste materiel resulting from production; cuttings or turnings from lathes, screw machines, etc.; punchings from punch presses, turret presses, etc.; ends of rod or bar stock which are too short for further use in production; ends of rod, bar or sheet stock marked by chuck or lathe jaws or machine holding clamps to such an extent as not to be of further use in production; strips or clippings of material from raw stock resulting from squaring-up operations at shear or saw; ends sheared from commercial-size raw stock which are uneconomical to select, store or handle; drop-outs caused by accidental loss of small parts or damage due to piling, rough handling, falls or abrasions; and test samples supplied to Engineering or Inspection Staff and damaged beyond use. (3) Scrap and waste materiel resulting from reconditioning, refitting, modification, change of design or specification or reduction to spares of miscellaneous equipment: damaged or broken parts resulting from any of these operations, such as broken castings, fittings, and parts of no recoverable value in original form and certified as "Scrap" by the Canadian Forces Technical Services Detachment (CFTSD) of DND or a technical inspector of the prime contractor approved by the client; and cannibalized small units of equipment or instruments which through modification and/or reduction to spares, having no recoverable value other than scrap and are certified as "Scrap" by the CFTSD of DND or a technical inspector of the contractor approved by the clients. Note: The above definitions do not include major equipment items such as airframes, airframe components, engines, ships and boats, machine tools, jigs and fixtures. (23/06/94) (rebuts et matériel inutile)
Registered Quality Systems List (RQSL)/DND - Certified Quality Systems List (CQSL)
The RQSL/CQSL is a listing of suppliers that have had their quality system audited by an approved auditor against the appropriate quality standard, are found to meet all of the criteria of the standard and are registered by the applicable certifying agency. (23/06/94) (liste des systèmes d'assurance de la qualité inscrits [LSAQI])
Selling Price
The net selling price to the buyer after all discounts. It includes all applicable provincial sales taxes, GST/HST, excise taxes and tariffs. (16/02/98) (prix de vente)
Shipping Permit
(1) Authority issued by carriers to shippers to forward specific shipments contrary to existing embargoes. (2) Permits issued by steamship lines to shippers authorizing specific shipments to be accepted at pier receiving locations. (23/06/94) (permis d'expédition)
Shipping Release A form used by the purchaser to specify shipping instructions of goods purchased for delivery at an unstated future date or to an undisclosed destination. Also used to specify quantities to be shipped when the purchase was for an unspecified quantity or when delivery is to be made in partial lots at the purchaser's discretion. (23/06/94) (autorisation d'expédition)
Storage A function of warehousing which involves the receipt of an item, putting it away for safekeeping and subsequent retrieval when required for use, sale or disposal. (23/06/94) (entreposage)
Subassembly Two or more parts which form a portion of an assembly or a unit replaceable as a whole but having a part or parts which are individually replaceable. (23/06/94) (sous-ensemble)
Surety Bond A written undertaking under seal by a third party to indemnify the contracting authority, within specified financial limits, against a bidder's/contractor's failure to carry out its obligations. Bonds are acceptable only from surety companies which are approved by Treasury Board. The types of bonds used in connection with bid/contract financial security are bid bond, payment bond and performance bond. (23/06/94) (cautionnement)