Department of Defense Instruction 5000.35: Defense Acquisition Regulations (DAR) System [open pdf - 124KB]
"This Instruction: a. Reissues DoD Directive 5000.35 (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction in accordance with the guidance in DoD Instruction 5025.01 (Reference (b)) and the authority in DoD Directive 5134.01 (Reference (c)). b. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for the management and operation of the DAR system. c. Cancels DoD Instruction 5000.63 (Reference (d)). d. Incorporates delegations of authority granted to the Director of Defense Procurement, Acquisition Policy, and Strategic Sourcing (DPAP) by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition Memorandum (Reference (e)). This Instruction applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the 'DoD Components')."
DoD Directive 5000.35; DoDD 5000.35