Land Reform

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Rural Development and Land Reform.

Constitutional Review Committee to Undertake Hearings

Parliament

The Constitutional Review Committee is to embark on extensive public consultations in order to fulfil its mandate.

The Committee was tasked with reviewing Section 25 of the Constitution and proposing constitutional amendments to allow for the expropriation of land in the public interest without compensation.

DRDLR Clarifies Position on Land Reform

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

The rural development and land reform minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, has reiterated that expropriation of land without compensation will be done in a manner that ensures food security, increases agricultural production and improves economic growth.

In a statement, the rural development and land reform department confirmed that it will seek to speed up land reform within the framework set down by current policies and legislation while the parliamentary processes are being finalised.

Section 25 of the Constitution to be Reviewed

Parliament

The national assembly has passed a motion to review section 25 of the Constitution that deals with the right of property ownership.

In a statement, parliament indicates that the motion was brought by the Economic Freedom Fighters.

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