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sub·con·tract

 (sŭb-kŏn′trăkt′, sŭb′kŏn′trăkt)
n.
A contract in which a party agrees to perform part of the work that was originally arranged with the signer of a previous contract.
intr. & tr.v. (sŭb-kŏn′trăkt′, sŭb′kən-trăkt′) sub·con·tract·ed, sub·con·tract·ing, sub·con·tracts
To make a subcontract or a subcontract for.

subcontracting

(ˌsʌbkənˈtræktɪŋ)
n
1. (Law) the act of entering into or make a subcontract
2. (Law) the act of letting out (work) on a subcontract
adj
letting out work on a subcontract
Translations

subcontracting

[ˈsʌbkɒnˈtræktɪŋ]
A. ADJsubcontratado
B. Nsubcontratación f
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This acquisition is divided into subcontracts: Betting offers can be given on & All subcontracting maximum number of subcontracts that can be entered into with one offer: & 4contractor reserves the right to enter into contracts that combine the following subcontracts or groups of subcontracts: & 1: Local bid services in the oslo area (oslo, Akershus and drammen) 2 national freight forwarding and forwarding services (minus oslo, Akershus and drammen) 3: International courier, Freight and forwarding services4: Special freight, Courier and forwarding services (all locations)
These 200,000 have been categorized as engaged in "essential tasks" whereas the remaining 450,000 have been designated "assistant laborers" and will remain as employees of subcontracting firms, according to the report.
Notably, this final provision, allowing a large company to perform the majority of a small business set-aside contract, seems inconsistent with the NDAA's focus on the limitation on small business subcontracting.
Galfar and other Omani contractors' subcontracting activities have come into focus recently following a decree by the Sultan of Oman which has set a minimum level for awards to local businesses.
It is certainly true that such a decision reminds us that careful consideration in relation to expressing interim obligations of subcontracting organisations is required when drafting contract terms.
According to some Department of Defense (DOD) and industry experts, consolidation of the defense industry along with a shift in prime-contractor business models has resulted in prime contractors subcontracting more work on the production of weapon systems and concentrating instead on systems integration.
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In an alternative resolution adopted by the European Parliament, on 26 March, MEPs call on the European Commission to perform an impact assessment on the "added value and feasibility" of a Community instrument on chain liability' in order to increase transparency in subcontracting processes.
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