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.”
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…
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 South African Parliament began discussing constitutional reforms that would permit the uncompensated seizure of private land.
The Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure accepts written comments on the Expropriation Bill B 23-2020.
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.
The National Assembly established an Ad Hoc Committee in terms of Rule 253 to: (a) initiate and introduce legislation amending Section 25 of the Constitution and (b) have regard for the work done and recommendations as contained in the reports of the Constitutional Review Committee and the previous Ad Hoc Committee on the Amendment of…