Expropriation Bill gets green light
Author: Chantall Presence
The controversial Expropriation Bill, which sets out the legislative requirements for the State to lay claim to land, was passed by the National Assembly on Tuesday.
While the biggest opposition parties rejected the bill, it was pushed through by the ruling African National Congress (ANA) with 202 votes in favour of the vote, 88 against, with two abstentions.
The Democratic Alliance opposed the bill, denouncing, among others, the definition of “property” in the bill as not being limited to land only.
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