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52.247-23 Contractor Liability for Loss of and/or Damage to Household Goods.

52.247-23 Contractor Liability for Loss of and/or Damage to Household Goods.

As prescribed in 47.207-7(e), insert the following clause:

Contractor Liability for Loss of and/or Damage to Household Goods (Jan 1991)

      (a)Except when loss and/or damage arise out of causes beyond the control and without the fault or negligence of the Contractor, the Contractor shall be liable to the owner for the loss of and/or damage to any article while being-

           (1)Packed, picked up, loaded, transported, delivered, unloaded, or unpacked;

           (2)Stored in transit; or

           (3)Serviced (appliances, etc.) by a third person hired by the Contractor to perform the servicing.

      (b)The Contractor shall be liable for loss and/or damage discovered by the owner if written notice of such loss and/or damage is dispatched to the Contractor not later than 75 days following the date of delivery.

      (c)The Contractor shall indemnify the owner of the goods at a rate of ___ cents per pound per article.

(End of clause)