The National Assembly approved the report of the Ad Hoc Committee and resolved that it could not conclude its work in this term of Parliament. It recommended that the sixth Parliament be tasked with finalising the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution. 210 MPs voted in favour of the report, 61 against, with 0 abstentions.
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 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 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: 280
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
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
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…