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Expropriation Bill [B4-2015]: deliberations with Deputy Minister

Date of Meeting: 01 September 2015


Chairperson: Mr B Martins (ANC)

Summary

The Bill incorporating the proposed amendments was not yet ready so the Deputy Minister discussed with the Committee some of the proposed changes to the Bill that had been agreed upon so far.

Members raised concerns about the variation in judgements in Magistrates Courts; the potential definition of expropriation; definition of  property being not limited to land. Some MPs wanted to “subject to the payment of just and equitable compensation” and just add “according to the Constitution and the Act”.

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