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R28 of 2019 – National Department of Water and Sanitation

Proclamation Number:

R28 of 2019

Department or State institution:

National Department of Water and Sanitation

Type of Report:


Date Report Submitted:



1. The appointment by the Department of a service provider under Contract Number 1/2/4/25/2017/1/NWRI/MIHLOTI for a period of 18 months to render services for the emergency upgrading of the Thukela Goedertrouw Transfer Scheme and payments made in respect thereof in a manner that was a) not fair, competitive, transparent, equitable or cost effective; or b) contrary to applicable i) legislation; ii) manuals, guidelines, practice notes, circulars or instructions issued by the National Treasury; or iii) manuals, policies, procedures, prescripts, instructions or practices of or applicable to the Department, and any aa) related unauthorised, irregular or fruitless and wasteful expenditure incurred by; or bb) resulting loss or prejudice suffered by the Department or the State, as a result thereof.
2. Any unlawful or improper conduct by a) employees or officials of the Department; b) the service provider referred to in paragraph 1 above, its directors, employees or agents; or c) any other person or entity, relating to the allegations set out in paragraph 1 above.