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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2019-04-17 10:59:19 +02:00
Werner
No, do not change the constitution.
F#%×k Anc, F&#% Malema, F&$%= BLF...
Work for something you want and stop stealing everything already built, bled for and grown.
Climb of of this land bandwagon and mean something to ALL the people of this country. I was born here and I WILL STAY HERE........
2019-04-10 15:15:18 +02:00
Molefi
Yes, change the constitution.
Let there be change. Let the land be returned to the rightful owners.
2019-04-10 13:09:03 +02:00
Karin
No, do not change the constitution.
The best minds in the country drafted our constitution. It is amongst the best in the world. Do not fix what is not broken. There is so much else to work on and worry about!
2019-03-24 15:40:41 +02:00
Christiaan
No, do not change the constitution.
Will kill economy.. And no one can justify stealing any body's property, not even by changing law to facilitate theft.
2019-03-23 07:47:14 +02:00
Gilly
No, do not change the constitution.
Land grab will destroy this country

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expropriation without compensation

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