Land expropriation: Public gets one more month to comment, WhatsApp number to be set up

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- news24.com | 3 weeks ago

On Thursday, the ad hoc committee amending Section 25 of the Constitution resolved to extend the deadline for written submissions from the public on its bill until February 29.

The initial deadline was Friday. This against the backdrop of an outcry from opponents of expropriation without compensation after the ANC resolved at its recent NEC meeting that it will propose that the minister (Thoko Didiza) will decide whether land will be expropriated without compensation rather than the court.

The amendment bill in its current form gives this responsibility to the court.

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