A company, municipality or municipal entity which provides services such as water or electricity. (Source: CIDB Standard for the Delivery and Maintenance of Infrastructure using a Gateway System).
Statement of need to be fulfilled. (Source: CIDB Standard for the Delivery and Maintenance of Infrastructure using a Gateway System).
User means a national or provincial department that uses or intends to use an (immovable) asset in support of its service delivery objectives (and includes a custodian in relation to an immovable asset that it uses or intends to use in support of its own service delivery objectives). (Source: Government Immovable Asset Management Act (GIAMA)).
The period over which it is expected that an asset will be used by the organisation before it becomes uneconomical to do so. See "Economic Life". (Source: Asset Management – Learners Guide: National Treasury).
Corrective work required in the short term to restore an asset to working condition so it can continue to deliver the required service or to maintain its level of security and integrity. (Source: International Infrastructure Management Manual – Ver. 3.0 2006).
Overspending of a vote or a main division within a vote or expenditure not in accordance with the purpose of a vote or a main division within a vote. (Source: Adapted from Public Finance Management Act of 1999).
User Asset Management Plan