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    I can not find the definition or a description of the term 'Warrant".


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    Please see the definition in the DAU Glossary at https://dap.dau.mil/glossary/pages/2864.aspx

    Warrant

    1. An official document issued by the Secretary of the Treasury and countersigned by the Comptroller General of the United States by which monies are authorized to be withdrawn from the Treasury. Warrants are issued after appropriations and similar congressional authority has been enacted.
    2. An official document (Standard Form 1402) designating an individual as a contracting officer (CO). The warrant will state as reference the limits of the CO's authority.

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