(a) For contracts or subcontracts placed outside the United States, the Deputy Secretary of Defense may waive any provision of law that specifically prescribes—
(1) Procedures for the formation of contracts;
(2) Terms and conditions for inclusion in contracts;
(3) Requirements or preferences for—
(i) Goods grown, produced, or manufactured in the United States or in U.S. Government-owned facilities; or
(ii) Services to be performed in the United States; or
(4) Requirements regulating the performance of contracts.
(b) There is no authority for waiver of—
(1) Any provision of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751);
(2) Any provision of 10 U.S.C. 2304;
(3) The cargo preference laws of the United States, including the Military Cargo Preference Act of 1904 (10 U.S.C. 2631) and the Cargo Preference Act of 1954 (46 U.S.C. 1241(b)); or
(4) Any of the financial management responsibilities administered by the Secretary of the Treasury.
(c) To request a waiver under a cooperative project, follow the procedures at PGI 225.871-4 .
(d) Obtain the approval of the Deputy Secretary of Defense before committing to make a waiver in an agreement or a contract.