Posted on July 31, 2019

South Africa Takes Step Towards Land Expropriation Without Compensation

BusinessTech, July 26, 2019

The National Assembly has agreed to establish a multiparty committee to introduce legislation amending section 25 of the constitution.

This is the next major step in the government’s push to allow for land expropriation without compensation.

The new committee will report back to the National Assembly by 31 March 2020, and will and be composed of 11 voting members and 14 non-voting members.

Voting members will be drawn from the African National Congress (6), the Democratic Alliance (2), the Economic Freedom Fighters (1) and other parties (2).

The 14 non-voting members of the National Assembly, will comprise of the African National Congress (2), Democratic Alliance (1), Economic Freedom Fighters (1) and other parties (10).