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Expropriation Bill hearings kick off in Mpumalanga
Expropriation Bill hearings kick off in MpumalangaArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure will on Thursday start a four-day public consultation programme in Mpumalanga to gather public input on the Expropriation Bill...

14 Apr 2021

Expropriation Bill: What you need to know...
Expropriation Bill: What you need to know...Article

In 2019, the Parliamentary Advisory Panel on Land Reform advised that the Expropriation Act of 1975 was unconstitutional and in conflict with section 25 of the Constitution...

Bulelwa Mabasa and Thomas Karberg 31 Mar 2021

Land Court Bill aims to improve claims process
Land Court Bill aims to improve claims processArticle

Justice and correctional services minister Ronald Lamola says the Land Court Bill will ensure stronger judicial oversight over claims...

1 Mar 2021

Reflecting on land reform: Milestones achieved and the work that lies ahead
Reflecting on land reform: Milestones achieved and the work that lies aheadArticle

2020 marked exactly 368 years since the displacement of indigenous people from their land following the colonisation of the country...

Peter Setou 28 Jan 2021

Expropriation Bill submitted to Parliament
Expropriation Bill submitted to ParliamentArticle

The Expropriation Bill 2020 has been submitted to Parliament for introduction...

12 Oct 2020

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Land reform report big on historical context, sketchy on the futureArticle

Professor Nhlanhla Cyril Mbatha, a professor at the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership, discusses the findings and flaws of the Presidential Advisory Panel's report on South Africa's land reform and agriculture...

Professor Nhlanhla Cyril Mbatha 15 Aug 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Government at work to address economic growthArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured potential investors that South Africa is pulling out all the stops to ensure that the country comes out of the economic slump and moves into top gear as far as the economy is concerned...

15 May 2019

Traditional land not affected by Section 25 amendment
Traditional land not affected by Section 25 amendmentArticle

A meeting of a Ministerial Task Team and National House of Traditional Leaders has resolved that the traditional land would not be affected by the proposed amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution...

9 Jul 2018

Land reform remains a divisive subject 23 years after democracy in South Africa. Filckr
A 10-point plan to accelerate orderly land reform in South AfricaArticle

A more than 365-year history of colonialism and apartheid have indelibly affected land, heritage and human rights in South Africa...

Professor Quinton Johnson 26 Jul 2017

Justifying land expropriation - public purpose, public interest
Justifying land expropriation - public purpose, public interestArticle

Section 25(2) of the Constitution sets out the requirements for a lawful expropriation of property, one of which is that the expropriation must be for a public purpose or in the public interest...

26 May 2017

Contextualising ‘expropriation without compensation' debate
Contextualising ‘expropriation without compensation' debateArticle

With present government's renewed vigour to speed up and enhance land redistribution and amend the Constitution to permit expropriation without compensation, an overview of current legislation places the debate in context...

Chantelle Gladwin-Wood and Tenielle Combrinck 20 Apr 2017

Michael Evans, public law partner, Webber Wentzel
The Expropriation Bill - not the draconian law property owners and investors may thinkArticle

We have recently heard a lot of populist rhetoric centred on the need for more aggressive expropriation policies and "expropriation without compensation"...

Michael Evans 11 Apr 2017

Unpacking new property legislation
Unpacking new property legislationArticle

There are a few significant changes on the cards for the South African property sector in 2017...

16 Mar 2017

President processing matters around Expropriation Bill
President processing matters around Expropriation BillArticle

President Jacob Zuma's office says he has received the Expropriation Bill of 2015 from the National Assembly for assent and signing into law...

10 Jun 2016

President processing matters around Expropriation Bill
President processing matters around Expropriation BillArticle

President Jacob Zuma's office says he has received the Expropriation Bill of 2015 from the National Assembly for assent and signing into law. The high office on Wednesday said it has received objections...

9 Jun 2016

Land offensive
Land offensiveArticle

Land ownership by foreigners will be prohibited and South Africans will be entitled to own no more than two farms, or an equivalent of 12,000ha...

Kingdom Mabuza, TJ Strydom and Penwell Dlamini 29 Jan 2015

Infrastructure Development Act comes into effect
Infrastructure Development Act comes into effectArticle

On 10 July 2014, President Jacob Zuma made the proclamation which officially brought into force the Infrastructure Development Act, No 23 of 2014.

Samantha Brener 16 Jul 2014

Dylan Bradford
The expropriation of unregistered servitudesArticle

A servitude is a right which one person has over the property of another. Servitudes are either personal or praedial and one of the most common forms of personal servitudes are usufructs which allow the usufructuary the right to enjoy the "fruits" (the produce or income) from property owned by another.

Dylan Bradford 11 Dec 2013

State would need to prove public use, interest in expropriation
State would need to prove public use, interest in expropriationArticle

Government departments and municipalities wishing to expropriate property under a new Expropriation Bill will have to conduct a thorough investigation to prove that any expropriation will be done so in the interest of the public, or that property will be put to public use, the Deputy Minister of Public Works Jeremy Cronin says.

18 Apr 2013

Paddy Hartdegen
TAU warnings on land reform proposalsArticle

Conservative agricultural union TAU SA says it is shocked by statements that the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform would seek to change the South African constitution to speed up land redistribution processes and warned that contradictory messages from government were damaging investments in agriculture.

Paddy Hartdegen 23 Sep 2011

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