Central Guidance

Framework for Public Private Partnerships

Guidelines to State authorities regarding the National Development Finance Agency These guidelines are issued under section 4(1) and section 8 of the NDFA Act 2002.

Main PPP Guidelines 2006 Guidelines for the Provision of Infrastructure and Capital Investments through Public Private Partnerships: Procedures for the Assessment, Approval, Audit and Procurement of Projects.

Technical Guidance Note: Assessment of Projects for Procurement as PPPs These guidelines provide pointers on how to conduct an assessment of projects at an early stage of the procurement process to establish if the PPP approach would be appropriate. Added November 2006.

Discount Rate Principles for PPP Projects

Stakeholder Consultation for Employees and their Representatives

Technical Guidance Note: Compilation of a Public Sector Benchmark This Technical Note gives guidelines on the compilation of a Public Sector Benchmark (PSB) for a Public Private Partnership Project. The PSB is a key tool in the PPP procurement process. It is presented as a single monetary value that represents the full estimated cost, taking income and risks into account, to the Sponsoring Agency of delivering the project using “traditional” public sector procurement. The PSB must comprehensively address all costs, income and risks that the private sector will be invited to tender for in the PPP contract.

Process Auditor Central Guidance 3: Guidelines for the Reporting Arrangements, Role and Function of a Process Auditor in a Public Private Partnership project.

Corporate Tax Guidance CG1: Central Guidelines on Corporation tax treatment of Public Private Partnership Agreements.

Framework for PPP Awareness and Training

Technical Note: Value for Money in the PPP Procurement Process The achievement of a value for money outcome in the use of public funds is an overarching consideration in the procurement and delivery of each public investment project. Value for money is a consideration for the Sponsoring Agency throughout the procurement process and its achievement should be continuously to the forefront in all aspects of the project. In the procurement of a PPP project there are key stages at which value for money is formally tested. These guidelines outline how and when to carry out these formal tests.

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