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 Section 25 of the Constitution.
An internal discussion document of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) is provided to AfriForum by a reputable source. The document contains a list of 139 properties which are earmarked for expropriation. The document’s disclosure was preceded by confirmation from Zizi Kodwa, Head of the Presidency, as well as other members of…
Minister of Justice, Ronald Lamola, said: “Changing the Constitution was just one instrument we could have used. The matter is now ended. We will now use our simple majority to pass laws that will allow for expropriation without compensation.” Post Views: 445
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
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 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 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