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.

48410 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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Piet
No I do not
The only country where the lazy, useless"Majority" are STILL living off the backs of the hard working"Minority"...... Just like a parasite ???
John
No I do not
This will destroy South Africa
Jason
No I do not
A controversial bill such as this being passed will be viewed very negatively by the international eye which spells danger for our economy and strength of the rand. The farms are in the hands of very experienced individuals whose past generations have taught them well.
Scarlet
No I do not
We paid over 20 years for our home. Electricity , Rates. We are on pension.
Ruan
No I do not
I DO not at all support the proposed bill. I believe private ownership has always been the best way of creating wealth.

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