The Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure
1. (a) The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) informed that a routine inspection of lifts in the various buildings at the Parliamentary Precinct was done on October 2020 by an independent lift inspector, which is a two-year inspection. However, every month, the DPWI conduct a 10-point service checklist. Due to the fire in Parliament, the client (Parliament) requested that we conduct another routine inspection which DPWI conducted in March 2022. The last 10-point service checklist was done at the end of August 2022.
(b) The due date for the next routine inspection by an independent lift inspector is in October 2022, and the due date for the 10-point service checklist is at the end of September 2022.
2. There is no overdue inspection of lifts
(a) Not applicable.
(b) The routine inspection by an independent lift inspector is due in October 2022, and the 10-point service checklist is due at the end of September 2022.
3. Two lift contracts are in place for the serving and maintenance of the lifts. One contract will expire in November 2022, while the other will expire in January 2023. The process of appointing the replacement contract for the next five years is underway.