04 October 2018 - NW2203
Lekota, Mr M to ask the MINISTER OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM
(1) What is the Government’s position regarding the upgrading of security of tenure of persons who occupy land under the Ingonyama Trust; (2) whether the Government intends to provide such persons with legal titles to the land that they occupy; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details? NW2371E
- The Government’s position is that all the people residing on communal land, including on land controlled by the KwaZulu-Natal Ingonyama Trust, should have secure tenure and should not be subjected to their tenure rights being taken away without their consent.
- The Government intends to initiate legislation that will provide for a variety of tenure forms that may be selected by people in communal areas in accordance with their preferences.