NASA is proposing new definitions for the terms "counterfeit goods" and "legally authorized source" for inclusion within the NASA FAR Supplement …
A Proposed Rule by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to be published on 04/18/2013
"NASA is updating the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) with the goal of eliminating unnecessary regulation, streamlining overly burdensome regulation, clarifying language, and simplifying processes where possible. This proposed rule is the first in a series and includes updates and revisions to five NFS parts. …"
48 CFR Part 1846 – QUALITY ASSURANCE
7. Add Subpart 1846.1 to read as follows:
"Counterfeit goods" means an item that is an unauthorized copy or substitute that has been identified, marked, and/or altered by a source other than the item’s legally authorized source and has been misrepresented to be an authorized item of the legally authorized source.
"Legally authorized source" means the current design activity or the original manufacturer or a supplier authorized by the current design activity or the original manufacturer to produce an item.