The National Council of Provinces adopted the Joint Constitutional Review Committee’s report on the review of Section 25 of the Constitution. Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape and North West voted in favour. Western Cape voted against the report.
The Joint Constitutional Review Committee conducted public hearings in all the provinces of South Africa. The purpose of these extensive public engagements was to get public inputs on the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution. Post Views: 339
The Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure accepts written comments on the Expropriation Bill B 23-2020. Post Views: 309
President Ramaphosa states that the ANC plans to move forward on its plans to introduce land expropriation without compensation in 2022. Ramaphosa said: “The ANC will implement its resolution on the expropriation of land without compensation despite the refusal of other parties in Parliament.” Post Views: 561
The ANC-led government announced at the 54th National Conference that it will seek to amend Section 25 of the South African Constitution regarding property rights to implement land expropriation without compensation. Post Views: 278
Oral submissions are submitted to the Ad Hoc Committee on Legislation Amending Section 25 regarding the amendment to Section 25 of the Constitution, as well as to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure regarding the Expropriation Bill B 23-2020. Post Views: 338
The amendment to Section 25 of the Constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation of private property failed to pass in the South African National Assembly. The ANC failed to get the required two-thirds majority they needed. 204 MPs voted in favour of the Bill and 145 against, with no abstentions. A total of 267…