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.

70148 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)
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No I do not
I do not support the Draft expropriation Bill, because it selects certain people who will be entitled to land expropriation without compensation. NB: There are lots of people, who dont have homes and are very needy, some even have children and it's heart wrecking for them to be moving from one place to onother without stable homes. You may find that some of those are from royal families who owed lands, and if those lands were not forcefully taken from their families, then they wouldn't be encountering such struggle, because atleast they will be having permanent homes.

If only portions of farms will be expropriated without compensation, to those who are living in farms, what about those who were robbed / their families were robbed of lands and they are homeless today, and in need of lands to build a home?

I find this very much unfair. The whites did not pay a penny to steal the land from our grand grand fathers anf andthe grand grand mothers. No one should pay to possess back what rightfully belongs to them. Let it rather be expropriated without compensation, to everyone, entitled to have a portion of land as an inheritance from their martermal and paternal families, whether those matternals are late or still alive. And if they are still alive, they deserve what's rightfully theirs.
Yes I do
Best law ever to cut out corruption!!!
Michael Colin
No I do not
Because it is a extremely bad idea. And it will be mismanaged as with everything else government touches.....
No I do not
It's unfair
Yes I do
Land Expropriation section 25 must be amended with immidiate effect. The land must be given to the rigjtfulowners without any compensation.



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