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Expropriation Bill

Expropriation Bill Another Step Closer To Becoming A Reality

The 2020 Expropriation Bill has been put before Parliament for consideration. If passed, it will replace the current Expropriation Act of 1975, which current Act will be deemed unconstitutional.  Of the new Bill, Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille stated in a media briefing on 11 October 2020:  “The Chief State Law Adviser has now certified the Bill as constitutional. This paves the way for …

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Draft Expropriation Bill 2019

Purpose:   To allow for the expropriation with and without compensation for a public purpose or interest such as the nation’s commitment to land reform. The Government is obligated to pay all legal costs with regard to the expropriation.