5.7.4 Order of precedence
In order to avoid confusion in the possible conflict between the
requirements of the specification and the documents referenced therein, the
following statement shall be included:
"2.4 Order of precedence. In the event of a conflict between the
text of this document and the references cited herein (except for related
specification sheets), the text of this document takes precedence.
Nothing in this document, however, supersedes applicable laws and
regulations unless a specific exemption has been obtained."
The parenthetical phrase "(except for related specification
sheets)" shall be omitted from the above paragraph for specifications that do
not have related specification sheets.