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Card image 15 November 2018 Daily Maverick

Expropriation bungle: Amid steep political division, constitutional amendment is adopted

The first hurdle to expropriation without compensation was officially passed when Parliament’s constitutional review committee on Thursday adopted its final report in favour of changing Section 25 of the Constitution. That decision will provide the electioneering ticket for political parties ahead of the 2019 poll. But an actual constitutional amendment will emerge only well after the 2019 elections – and despite the political and procedural pressure to get things right, the recommendations have been bungled.

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