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 votes was required for a two-thirds majority.
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: 279
The Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure accepts written comments on the Expropriation Bill B 23-2020. Post Views: 308
The Parliament of South Africa passed a motion to review the property ownership clause of the Constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. Post Views: 524
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
An ANC economic policy document is published which contains new proposals on land reform, including the creation of an Agricultural Development Agency tasked with creating policy and processes to facilitate land donations to black farmers, and the creation of incentive mechanisms – such as enabling BEE recognition – for farmers who donate land or provide…
The National Assembly established an Ad Hoc Committee in terms of Rule 253 to initiate and introduce legislation amending Section 25 of the Constitution. Post Views: 299