Standard: Government Functional Standard GovS 004: Property

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13:24 2021

Government Standard for Property, GovS 004

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The functional standard sets expectations for the management of all government property, and is mandatory for central government organisations with property responsibilities. Other public sector organisations might find it useful for assessing themselves against the same framework.

The standard is published here as Version 2.0, replacing version 1.1 published in 2020. Changes relate to enhancements derived from feedback, updates to other standards and references, and development of functional arrangements.

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Published 7 April 2020
Last updated 21 September 2021 +show all updates
  1. Updated with new version

  2. Updated broken hyperlink in 'References' section of document.

  3. Corrected hyperlinks in the 'Government Standard for Property, GovS 004' PDF document.

  4. First published.

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