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R22 of 2016 – Department of Human Settlements, Gauteng Province and Lepelle Northern Water

Proclamation Number:

R22 of 2016

Department or State institution:

Department of Human Settlements, Gauteng Province and Lepelle Northern Water

Type of Report:

Interim

Date Report Submitted:

31/10/2018

Scope:

1. The appointment of LTE Consulting (Pty) Ltd (LTE) by the Department to render services to the Department in respect of Tender No: G05020078/1 (Tender for Sweetwaters (Kanana Park Ext 6) Reticulation Networks: The Construction of Sweetwaters Reticulation Network for Water and Sewer) and payments which were made by the Department to LTE in a manner that was (a) not fair, equitable, transparent, competitive or cost-effective; (b) contrary to applicable (i) legislation; (ii) manuals, guidelines, circulars, practice notes or instructions issued by the National Treasury; (iii) manuals, policies, procedures, prescripts, instructions or practices of or applicable to the Department, and any unauthorised, irregular or fruitless and wasteful expenditure incurred by the Department.
2. The appointment of LTE by the Lepelle Northern Water to render services to Lepelle in respect of the Mopani Water and Waste Water Emergency Intervention which includes Giyani Water and Waste Water Schemes on a turnkey basis and payments which were made by Lepelle to LTE in a manner that was (a) not fair, equitable, transparent, competitive or cost-effective; (b) contrary to applicable (i) legislation; (ii) manuals, guidelines, circulars, practice notes or instructions issued by the National Treasury; (iii) manuals, policies, procedures, prescripts, instructions or practices of or applicable to Lepelle and any unauthorised, irregular or fruitless and wasteful expenditure incurred by Lepelle.
3. The appointment of a service provider by Lepelle Northern Water to render engineering consulting services to LNW in respect of the raising of the Tzaneen Dam and payments which were made by LNW to the service provider in a manner that was (a) not fair, equitable, transparent, competitive or cost-effective; (b) contrary to applicable (i) legislation; (ii) manuals, guidelines, practice notes or instructions issued by the National Treasury; (iii) manuals, policies, procedures, prescripts, instructions or practices of or applicable to LNW and any related unauthorised, irregular or fruitless and wasteful expenditure incurred by LNW.
4. Any unlawful or improper conduct by employees of LNW, the applicable service provider or any other person or entity in relation to the allegations set out in 3 above.