Date of Meeting: 13 October 2015
Chairperson: Mr B Martins (ANC)
The Department produced a Working Draft of the Bill that incorporated all the proposed amendments previously made by the Committee. The Deputy Minister indicated that the Department had introduced the definition of “disputing party” in clause 1, which indicated that the “ disputing party includes an owner, holder of an unregistered right, expropriated owner or expropriated holder that does not accept the amount of compensation offered in terms of clause 14(1)”. The word “claimant” had now been replaced by “disputing party” although the word “claimant” is still retained in some of the clauses but it was felt that claimants are no longer claimants at certain points of the process.
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