Tracking the Expropriation Bill in Parliament
The Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure introduced the Expropriation Bill in Parliament on 15 October 2020.
The purpose of the Expropriation Bill is to:
- Repeal the existing Expropriation Act 63 of 1975
- Provide a common framework in line with the Constitution to guide the processes and procedures for expropriation of property by organs of state
- Provide for instances where expropriation with nil compensation may be just and equitable.
The Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure released the Bill for public comment/written submissions on 10 December 2020
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On 8 April 2021, the Committee commenced its nation-wide public hearings (which is due to end in June 2021) on the bill. Full Programme: here
Limpopo Public Hearings
11 April 2021: see video
Mpumalanga Public Hearings
18 April 2021: see video
16 April 2021: see video
15 April 2021: l Media Statement
North West Public Hearings
23 April 2021: see video
Gauteng Public Hearings
09 May 2021: see video
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