Can Land Expropriation Boost South African Property Rights?
As public hearings on land expropriation without compensation continue to draw mixed reactions, The Conversation's Steven Friedman believes that President Ramaphosa's announcement did not say the constitution should be changed to allow expropriation without compensation - he said that it already does this. The aim, he said, was a clause which "outlines more clearly the conditions under which" land can be expropriated without compensation - in other words, to provide the clarity the current clause lacks.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that "it has become patently clear that our people want the constitution to be more explicit about expropriation of land without compensation". ... Read more »
The National Assembly has set in motion a process to amend the Constitution so as to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. The motion, brought by the EFF leader ... Read more »
The African National Congress is yet to spell out how it will implement its controversial decision to expropriate land without compensation. Since the decision to move for a change ... Read more »
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