section 25

The National Assembly and National Council of Provinces has mandated the Constitutional Review Committee to:

  1. review section 25 of the Constitution and other sections where necessary, to make it possible for the state to expropriate land in the public interest without compensation;
  2. propose the necessary constitutional amendments where applicable with regards to the kind of future land tenure regime needed.

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2019-06-16 20:59:24 +02:00
Alex
No, do not change the constitution.
A load of hog wash. What was it designed for to be changed when it works well as it is formatted. If you take the farm/business land/ buildings it will end-up that our country will suffer a shortage of food and revenue coursing inflation to rise and the rand value to fall. A bad decision all round.
2019-06-16 20:50:27 +02:00
Susan
No, do not change the constitution.
This is an outrage. The Portuguese were here first so there was no stolen land or land grabbers like what is going on now. A total disregard for law & order. If the government stops giving out handouts to teen MoM's then there will no more babies growing up without Dad's and discipline.
2019-06-10 12:03:13 +02:00
Alan
No, do not change the constitution.
I invested all my retirement money in properties which I rent out, and live off the rentals I received. Now the Government wants to expropriate properties without compensation. Would the Government prefer me to sell the properties and rather put my money in a bank where it could not be stolen as it were, even if this meant that I would be putting tenants out onto the street?
Why does the Government not learn from the experiences of other countries that have practised land grabs. If the Government continues on this path, we can say good-bye to our economy.
Why not rather take all steps to promote job-creation, instead of succumbing to the drivel being propagated by the empty-headed EFF.
2019-06-09 22:08:09 +02:00
Linda
No, do not change the constitution.
Who will pay the rates and taxes and be responsible for the upkeep of cities, towns, road infrastructure. To purchase or to own is to assist in the upkeep of the country.
2019-06-06 20:24:36 +02:00
Beverley
No, do not change the constitution.
That land will probably be given to all the ANC comrades.

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