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Card image 06 August 2018 Daily Maverick

Amending Constitution only the first chapter in a long saga – the next ones will be mindbogglingly complex and difficult

As the push to change the Constitution to allow land to be expropriated without compensation gathers pace, it would be appropriate to start a conversation about what happens the day after that amendment is passed (if it ever is). While it certainly appears at the moment that there are more people in South Africa who want this amendment than don’t, there is likely to be broad disagreement on how the expropriated land is then dealt with, in other words, who will actually get it, and in which way.

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