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Expropriation


Card image 13 January 2023 The Citizen

The land question must be resolved to ensure economic sustainability and social cohesion

There is a need to accelerate the implementation of the new Expropriation Act.

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Card image 25 October 2022 PoliticsWeb

AfriForum launches a comprehensive campaign against the Expropriation Bill

Organisation is going to mobilize its branches at local level to hand over manifesto to provincial govts

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Card image 06 October 2022 CapeTalk

Expropriation Bill in current form will not pass test of Constitution’ – expert

The Bill introduces instances where zero compensation could be paid for expropriated land. The Money Show interviews Bulelwa Mabasa from the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform.

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04 October 2022 IOL

Passing of Land Expropriation Bill by National Assembly widely welcomed

Civil society groups and a farming association welcomed the passing of the bill by the National Assembly

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Card image 29 September 2022 Daily Maverick

Controversial Expropriation Bill is finally approved after navigating a 14-year rocky road

The Expropriation Bill was adopted by the National Assembly late on Wednesday evening after the opposition DA, EFF, IFP, Freedom Front Plus and African Christian Democratic Party put their objections on record.

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Card image 21 September 2022 AgriSA

Parliament must reject the Expropriation Bill in its current form

The Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure has adopted a report (including minority and majority views) on the Expropriation Bill which will now proceed, along with the Bill, to the National Assembly for further deliberations. The Bill in its current form will have negative consequences for the economy at large should it proceed to […]

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Card image 15 December 2021 Daily Maverick

The government should establish proper pro-poor land reform

Policy gaps have provided fertile ground for elite capture of land reform, with urban-based business people accessing land ahead of the landless and land-poor.

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Card image 15 December 2021 PoliticsWeb

The Section 25 amendment bill debate: Full transcript

Including Mathole Motshekga's motivation for changing the constitution, and Julius Malema's statement in opposition

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Card image 07 December 2021 News 24

National Assembly fails to pass constitutional amendment to allow land expropriation without compensation

The National Assembly has not passed the amendment to Section 25 of the Constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation.

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Card image 17 November 2021 IOL

Parliament to consider in December report on land expropriation without compensation

Briefing the National Assembly Programme Committee on Thursday, the institution’s secretary, Masibulele Xaso, said the report was now on the list of items for consideration by the House.

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