The South African Parliament began discussing constitutional reforms that would permit the uncompensated seizure of private land.
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
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 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…
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…
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: 338