02 July 2015
By Andisiwe Makinana
Traditional leaders are demanding that the government suspends the implementation of a law that places municipal councils as the authorities of first instance in all land development applications.
The Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act came into implementation yesterday, after it was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma in August 2013.
But this morning, traditional leaders told Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Gugile Nkwinti to suspend the implementation of this Act, and claimed to have never been “properly consulted” on it.
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