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South African Government Policy: Library Guide: Indigent

Bibliographic records and links of South African government policies, plans and strategies

Related policies & strategies

Palmer Development Group.    Free basic water :   implementation strategy 2007 : consolidating and maintaining.   Pretoria :   Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Directorate: Policy and Strategy,   2007. Shelf no. G 68 E.WATE.07.FREE

South Africa. Department of Environmental Affairs. National policy for the provision of basic refuse removal services to indigent households, October 2010. Pretoria : Government Printer, 2011.

South Africa. Department of Minerals and Energy. Electricity basic services support tariff (free basic electricity) policy for the Republic of South Africa, 1 April 2003. Pretoria : Government Printer, 2003. Shelf no. G 68 E.ENER.03.ELEC 

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs. Free basic sanitation implementation strategy :   user-friendly summary version.    [Pretoria :   Dept. of Water Affairs ;   Dept. of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs,   2010. Shelf no. G 68 E.WATE.10.FREE

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (1990-2010). Free basic sanitation implementation strategy. Final (version 16), 01 October 2008.

South Africa. Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (1990-2010).    Free basic water :   a summary for local authorities.    [Pretoria] :   Dept. of Water Affairs and Forestry,   2001. Shelf no. G 68 E.WATE.01.FREE

South Africa. Department. of Water Affairs and Forestry (1990-2010)    'Free basic water' :   implementation strategy document.   [Pretoria?] :   Dept. of Water Affairs and Forestry, Chief Directorate: Water Services,   2001.
 

Indigent policies

Indigent policies are published and implemented at local government level. These policies are written according to the National framework for municipal indigent policies, published by the Department of Provincial and Local Government. The Department also published Guidelines for the implementation of the national indigent policy by municipalities.

Provincial policies

Limpopo (South Africa). Department of Local Government and Housing. Municipal Infrastructure Development Branch. Asset Management and Free Basic Services Unit. Limpopo indigent policy framework. Polokwane : Department of Local Government and Housing, [200-?]

Studies

South Africa. Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Basic services publication :   comparative information on basic services, 2009.    Pretoria :   Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs,   2009. 

South Africa. Dept. of Provincial and Local Government.    Study to determine progress with and challenges faced by municipalities in the provision of free basic services & supporting those municipalities struggling with implementation :   final study report.   [Pretoria? ;   Department of Provincial and Local Government,   2005. Shelf no. G 68 E.LOCA.05.STUD

Tissington, Kate.    Basic sanitation in South Africa :   a guide to legislation, policy and practice.    Johannesburg :   Socio- Economic Rights Institute of South Africa,   2011. Shelf no. BA 363.72 TISS

​Tissington, Kate. Targeting the poor? An analysis of Free Basic Services (FBS) and municipal indigent policies in South Africa. Johannesburg : Socio-Economic Rights Institute, November 2013.

Some assessments

Farrar, Lauren. Is South Africa’s free basic water policy working? A quantitative analysis of the effectiveness of the policy implementation. Rondebosch : University of Cape Town, Department of Civil Engineering, [201-?]

Marah, L. (Lansana)    Effective cost recovery in a changing institutional and policy environment :   municipal demarcation, the "free basic water" policy, and financially sustainable service delivery : report to the Water Research Commission /    Gezina :   Water Research Commission,   2004. Shelf no. G 68 JWRC 1384/1/04

Mjoli, Nozi.    Towards the realization of free basic sanitation :   evaluation, review and recommendations : report to the Water Research Commission.    Gezina, South Africa :   Water Research Commission,   2009. Shelf no. G 68 JWRC TT 422/09

Mosdell, Tim. Free basic services : the evolution and impact of free basic water policy in South Africa. IN: Democracy and delivery : urban policy in South Africa. Cape Town : HSRC Press, 2006. Shelf no. G 68 E.HSRC.06.DEMO

Mosdell, Tim & Annie Leatt. On tap : a review of the free basic water policy, December 2005. Rondebosch : University of Cape Town, Children's Institute ; Cape Town :  Palmer Development Group, 2005.

Still, D. (David)    Basic sanitation services in South Africa :   learning from the past, planning for the future : report to the Water Research Commission.  Gezina, South Africa :   Water Research Commission,   2009. Shelf no. G 68 JWRC TT 414/09