Land Reform

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Rural Development and Land Reform.

Inter-Ministerial Committee on Land Reform Set Up

The Presidency

An Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Land Reform has been appointed.

In a statement, the presidency confirmed that the IMC is chaired by Deputy President David Mabuza.

Parliament Passes Extension of Security of Tenure Bill

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

Parliament has passed the Extension of Security of Tenure Amendment Bill and sent it to president Ramaphosa for assent.

The national assembly passed the bill and sent it to the National Council of Provinces for concurrence in June 2017.

Work on Submissions Report on Land Expropriation Underway

Joint Constitutional Review Committee

A final draft of the report on submissions on the review of section 25 of the Constitution is likely to be completed by 3 August 2018.

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee was tasked with reviewing Section 25 and proposing constitutional amendments to allow for the expropriation of land in the public interest without compensation.

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