Question NW634 to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services

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25 March 2019 - NW634

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Mulaudzi, Mr TE to ask the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services

(a) What number of courts are currently under construction in each province, (b) by what date is each construction project expected to be completed, (c) on what date did the planning begin and (d) what will each construction project cost?

Reply:

The table below provides details of Capital Projects under Construction:

PROVINCE

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

PROJECT AMOUNT

TIMEFRAMES

Limpopo

1. Limpopo High Court: Construction of a new building including additional parking

Original contract amount was

R447 383 961.96

The amount has increased to R602 094 608.08 due to variation orders submitted.

  1. Project start date: August 2013
  1. Contractual end date: August 2015
  1. Original contract period: 20 months
  1. Expected completion date: March 2019.

Mpumalanga

2. Mpumalanga High Court: Construction of a new building

The original contract amount was R613 023 401.37 but has increased to R776 198 203.32 due to variations orders.

  1. Project start date: August 2013
  1. Contractual end date: August 2015
  1. Original contract period: 20 months
  1. Expected completion date: March 2019.
 

3. Evander Magistrate’s Court: Refurbishment and additional accommodation for the Director of Public Prosecutions, Judiciary and Administration

R 36 998 712.88

  1. Start date: October 2016
  1. Original Completion date: October 2018
  1. Contract period: 24 months
  1. Anticipated completion date: May 2019

Gauteng

4. Booysens Magistrate’s Court

R242 545 707.17

  1. Start date: June 2016
  1. Original Completion date: December 2017
  1. Contract period: 19 months
  1. Project was handed over on 13 February 2019
 

5. The Palace of Justice: Security Measures Upgrade

R29 856 526.00

  1. Project start date: July 2014
  1. Contractual end date: January 2016
  1. Original contract period: 18 months
  1. Practical completion to be confirmed as the new contractor still needs to be appointed by the Department of Public Works (DPW)
 

6. Mamelodi Magistrate’s Office: Construction of a new building

R94 742 592.85

  1. Start date: June 2014
  1. Original Completion date: May 2015
  1. Contract period: 18 months.
  1. Expected completion date is April 2020.
 

7. Pretoria Magistrate’s Court: Refurbishment of Burned Building (DPW funded)

Original contract amount was R118 217 794.14 but was revised to R135 870 516.60 due to removal of the black mould and extension of time.

  1. Start date: February 2015
  1. Original Completion date: August 2016
  1. Contract Period: 18 months
  1. Anticipated practical completion: To be confirmed as the new contractor still needs to be appointed.

Eastern Cape

8. Mthata High Court: Additional Accommodation & Repairs and Renovations

R102 000 000.00

  1. Project start date: July 2017
  1. Contractual end date: July 2019
  1. Original contract period: 24 months
  1. Practical completion is expected in August 2019.
 

9. Dimbaza Magistrate’s Court: Construction of a new building

The original contract amount was R81 749 948.40, and but was revised to R97 682 551.11 due to variations issued.

  1. Start date: December 2014
  1. Original Completion date: December 2016
  1. Contract period: 24 months
  1. Expected completion date is April 2019.
 

10. Bityi Magistrate’s Court

R67 534 574.00

  1. Start date: July 2016
  1. Original Completion date: January 2018
  1. Contract period: 20 months
  1. Expected completion date is April 2019.

Western Cape

11. Plettenberg Bay Magistrate’s Office: Construction of a New Building

The original contract amount was R226 338 588.12 but has increased to R248 898 211.53 due to variation orders.

  1. Start date: October 2015
  1. Original Completion date: July 2017
  1. Contract period: 20 months
  1. Expected date of completion is April 2019

Kwa-Zulu Natal

12. Port Shepstone Magistrate’s Office: Construction of a new building

R 285 523 818.60

  1. Start date: September 2014
  1. Original Completion date: September 2016
  1. Contract period: 24 months
  1. Anticipated completion date: October 2019.
 

13. Chatsworth Magistrate’s Office: Additional Accommodation including repairs

R 167 176 880.00.

  1. Start date: June 2016
  1. Original Completion date: Dec 2018
  1. Contract period: 30 months
  1. Anticipated completion date is September 2019
 

14. Pietermaritzburg NPA: Rehabilitation of old DPW workshop.

R 206 736 589.86

  1. Start date: January 2017
  1. Original Completion date: July 2019
  1. Contract period: 30 months
  1. Anticipated completion date: September 2019
 

15. Vulamehlo Magistrate’s Court: Repairs and Renovations to office buildings

R 19 529 511.00

  1. Start date: March 2015
  1. Original Completion date: March 2017
  1. Contract period: 24 months
  1. Anticipated completion date: December 2019
 

16. Umbumbulu Magistrate's Office: Additional accommodation and alterations

R 33 504 000.00

  1. Start date: December 2013
  1. Original Completion date: June 2015
  1. Contract period: 18 months
  1. Anticipated completion date: March 2019

Northern Cape

17. Fraserburg Magistrate’s Court: Construction of additional accommodation

R 21 454 313.00

  1. Start date: October 2016
  1. Original Completion date: April 2018
  1. Contract period: 18 months
  1. Anticipated completion date: Extension of time is still under adjudication by the Principal Agent.

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