Expropriation without compensation: This is how the Constitution could be amended


- news24.com | 3 months ago

There are currently three proposals on how to amend Section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation of land without compensation - two from Parliament's legal unit and one from the EFF.

The ad hoc committee tasked with amending Section 25 met on Wednesday for what committee chairperson Mathole Motshekga termed a "constitutional dialogue on land ownership", chaired by former Constitutional Court judge and current inspecting judge of correctional services Johann van der Westhuizen. Several stakeholders from the public sector had an opportunity to air their views.

Advocate Charmaine van der Merwe of Parliament's legal services presented two options the unit had drafted on how Section 25 could be amended.

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