Expropriation Bill passed

24 February 2016 - 08:25 By Jan-Jan Joubert

Parliament took a huge step towards restoration of land rights when it passed the long-awaited Expropriation Bill yesterday.The bill will now be debated by the National Council of Provinces.Minister of Public Works Thulas Nxesi said the legislation that made provision for the state to deprive citizens of land, was foreseen in section 25 of the constitution.

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