Glossary

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DBSA

Development Bank of Southern Africa

Defect

A part of the works which is not in accordance with the scope of work or a part of the works designed by the contractor which is not in accordance with the applicable law or the accepted contractor’s design. (Source: Adapted from NEC3 Engineering).

Deferred Maintenance

The shortfall in rehabilitation work required to maintain the service potential of an asset. (Source: International Infrastructure Management Manual – Ver. 3.0 2006).

Definition services

Services which develop the deliverable associated with an end stage. (Source: CIDB Standard for the Delivery and Maintenance of Infrastructure using a Gateway System).

Delivery Management

The management of the process of public service delivery as applied to infrastructure and maintenance projects. (Source: IDM Toolkit).

Delivery Management Strategy

Strategy which is adopted to manage and resource the delivery and maintenance of infrastructure. (Source: CIDB Standard for the Delivery and Maintenance of Infrastructure using a Gateway System).

Demand Management

The active intervention in the market to influence demand for services and assets with forecast consequences, usually to avoid or defer capital expenditure. Demand management is based on the idea that as needs are satisfied expectations rise automatically and almost every action taken to satisfy demand will stimulate further demand. (Source: International Infrastructure Management Manual – Ver. 3.0 2006).

Design and Construct

Contract in which a contractor designs a project based on a brief provided by the client and constructs it. (Source: ISO 10845:1: Construction procurement processes, methods and procedures.)

Design and construct contract

Contract in which a contractor designs a project based on a brief provided by the client and constructs it. (Source: ISO 10845-1: Construction procurement- processes, methods and procedures)

Design by Employer Contract

Contract under which a contractor undertakes only construction on the basis of full designs issued by the employer. (Source: DIS/ISO 10845-1: Construction procurement processes, methods and procedures. )

Design development report

The package information at the conclusion of stage 5. (Source: CIDB Standard for the Delivery and Maintenance of Infrastructure using a Gateway System).

Designer

Person who is responsible for providing design or conditional assessment services relating to the provision or maintenance of infrastructure. (Source: CIDB Standard for the Delivery and Maintenance of Infrastructure using a Gateway System).

Develop and construct contract

Contract based on a scheme design prepared by the client under which a contractor produces drawings and constructs it. (Source: ISO 10845-1: Construction procurement- processes, methods and procedures).

Disposal

Activities necessary to dispose of decommissioned assets. (Source: International Infrastructure Management Manual – Ver. 3.0 2006).

DMS

Delivery Management System

DoE

Department of Education

DoH

Department of Health

DoRA

Division of Revenue Act

DPSA

Department of Public Service and Administration

DPW

Department of Public Works

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