Bill a step to resolve land claims
Author: Pretoria News
News that cabinet has approved the Expropriation Bill 2014 to be tabled in Parliament has set off a flurry of discussion. This is a natural reaction in South Africa where the question of land still looms large in the hearts and minds of most people.
The Expropriation Bill must therefore be seen as but one tool to undo the ills of the past. It is by no means a panacea for all the social ills present in our country today. However, it is a strong starting point; a statement of intent of the need for change and redress.
The new bill will consolidate current disparate pieces of legislation and processes of expropriation (about 150 of them) across all spheres of government.
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