The National Assembly established an Ad Hoc Committee in terms of Rule 253 to initiate and introduce legislation amending Section 25 of the Constitution.
The Expropriation Bill of 2020 was published, gazetted and introduced as part of the parliamentary process in the National Assembly. According to the Bill, expropriation is a “compulsory acquisition of property by an expropriating authority”, which means any state organ or department may expropriate private property. The Bill enables the expropriation of any “property” and…
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: 340
The Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure accepts written comments on the Expropriation Bill B 23-2020. Post Views: 309
The National Assembly adopted the Joint Constitutional Review Committee’s report on the review of Section 25 of the Constitution. 209 MPs voted in favour, 91 against, with 0 abstentions. Post Views: 281
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
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