In Feb 2007, the Portfolio Committee on Public Works conducted extensive public hearings and all relevant comments were incorporated into the Bill. DPW subsequently engaged with the Portfolio Committee and Office of the Chief State Law Advisor regarding necessary amendments to the Bill.
The Amended Bill was adopted by the National Assembly in March 2007. The Bill was subsequently referred to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) for consideration.
DPW has developed comprehensive guidelines for the compilation of User- and Custodian Asset Management Plans, providing step-by-step guidance to strategic planning processes.
To launch strategic asset planning in the National Government, DPW has initiated a process to compile U-AMP’s for all national departments. To further provide leadership in immovable asset management practices in National & Provincial Government, DPW will host seminars, workshops, etc.