New Land Expropriation Bill

The Minister of Public Works has called for public comment on the controversial Draft Expropriation Bill published on Friday 21 December 2018.

70268 active citizens have had a say in this, so far

The draft law spells out in detail how land expropriation will work, detailing how valuation should be done, how disputes should be settled, and how money should be paid. The Expropriation Bill also specifically holds that “it may be just and equitable for nil compensation to be paid where land is expropriated in the public interest”.

Support or object to the Bill by providing comment below. Should you be unsure, please read the live comments, media, summary or documents below.   Closing date is midnight 22 February 2019.

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Do you support the Draft Expropriation Bill? (view summary below)
Yes I doNo I do notNot fully

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No I do not
We need to be reimbursed for the land we bought
No I do not
why must we the public that worked hard everyday for a piece of property just alow it to be just taken from us were you the goverment stil take everthing and give it away ,this is just another way you disguis coroption from your people that vote ,yet they the people have no say as to be honest in the people welfare you the goverment have alow collapsing of all instetutes yes you want to steal more
No I do not
There is no proof that any land was given free of charge to any current landowner in the first place. Too many failures already of land already given away.
No I do not
Land expropriation without compensation will cause people already dubious about investing in south Africa more so which will adversely affect the economy of the country as there will be no security for your investment, which then affects every single citizen detrimentally
No I do not
The change to the constitution proposed by Bell Potinger with BLF and picked up by theEFF is to date driven by a combination of rogues and racists.
The ANC has quickly picked up the baton and followed instruction from Malema while the redistribution of land in terms of the constitution has been hopelessly mismanaged by the ruling party. The attempts to purchase land have been pathetic and budgets underspent. Rural land has in cases been taken over by the government wth menial compensation.
It is obvious that the racists in charge can not be trusted to use the proposed law in a fair and rational way.
The ANC should show why the land and housing questions have been so pathetically handled by them they should also show how they intend to stop corruption which has continued to get worse in ANC districts.



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