Stay on top of the rich stream of news and views about rural and urban land issues. Our content curation team are working to sort and sift through news and opinion pieces to bring you the most relevant and up to date articles.
By Ramabina Mahapa Xolobeni and Ingonyama Trust judgments redefine the relationship between mining and land laws, placing clear obligations on the mining industry and clarifying what compliance with the law means under Zulu customary law. Two judgments in SA courts have been game-changers for communities living on land under the authority of traditional leaders. The … Continue readingLand related laws read more
The Prevention of Illegal Eviction from and Unlawful Occupation of Land Act requires only that evictees be provided with alternative accommodationLand related laws read more
Will establish a Land Court with its judgement appealable to the full bench of that Court to deal with all land-related mattersLand related laws read more
Corruption Watch has made a written submission on the Land Court bill of 2021, The organisation has focused on several vulnerabilities in the bill's provisions, including no effective mechanisms that reduce the scope for corruption, and unclear indications as to how it will address existing systemic hurdles that make it difficult for land claimants to obtain land restitution. Download our submission for the full details.Land related laws read more
No serious conversation can be had about South Africa’s Constitution if it is divorced from the history of how it came to be, the process through which it was drafted, and by whom. By avoiding history, we are avoiding complexity and by avoiding complexity we are avoiding reality.Land related laws read more
Human settlements, water and sanitation minister Lindiwe Sisulu plans to introduce the Housing Consumer Protection Bill to the national assembly.Land related laws read more
The Department of Justice and Correctional Services is mooting a new law that will result in the reconfiguration of the Land Claims Court.Land related laws read more
DA calls for farmers to receive essential service permits directly from Department of AgricultureLand related laws read more
As Parliament’s ad hoc committee to amend the Constitution’s Section 25 gears up for public hearings on compensationless expropriation, insecurity hangs over ownership rights in townships and former bantustans. A failure to timeously amend legislation as the Constitutional Court ordered, now needs a last-minute dash to fix the uncertainty. It shows the complexities of land beyond the rhetoric.Land related laws read more
'This will make a difference in terms of women's land and property inheritance,'Land related laws read more
A project of Phuhlisani NPC supported by Absa. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike. International License.