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  • Damages

    A monetary settlement awarded to a party that is injured through a breach of contract. Compensation, usually monetary, for injury to goods, persons or property. (Harney, 1992)
  • Dangerous Goods

    Articles or substances that are capable of posing a significant risk to health, safety, or property and which, when transported, are subject to special regulations.
  • DAR

  • Data Deliverables

    Information organized for analysis. This information can refer to technical data, cost data, and administrative reports as determined by the contract. The request for data deliverables must be included as part of the contract. The contract administrator or designee and supplier must be aware of data requirements stated in the contract so that compliance provides effective management of the contract.
  • Data Warehouse

    A technology term that refers to a collection of data received from various transaction systems that is accessible to various personnel throughout the organization. (ISM, 2000)
  • Database

    A structured set of data held in a computer, especially one that is accessible in various ways. (Oxford Dictionaries, 2015)
  • Date of input (forecast last amended)

    CANADIAN Date of last amendment entered. Date input entered into the system.
  • Davis-Bacon Act

    A Federal Law (1931) which requires contractors who perform public works construction projects that are federally funded to pay their workers the prevailing wage rate paid in the area for similar work, as set by the Secretary of Labor.
  • DDN

  • Debarment

    1. To prohibit a seller/contractor from bidding on future requirements for cause for a certain period of time. 2. A sanction brought against a seller whereby they may not engage in future procurement actions. 3. To exclude or shut out of future solicitations and contracting opportunities.