“The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is the primary regulation for use by all Federal Executive agencies in their acquisition of supplies and services with appropriated funds. It became effective on April 1, 1984, and is issued within applicable laws under the joint authorities of the Administrator of General Services (www.gsa.gov), the Secretary of Defense, and the Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, under the broad policy guidelines of the Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy (https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/management/office-federal-procurement-policy/), Office of Management and Budget. [Updates regarding an Ethics Program became effective December 24, 2007.]”