ConCourt freezes 100,000 land claims

29 July 2016 - 02:00 By KATHARINE CHILD

Over 100000 land claims were frozen by the Constitutional Court when it struck down the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act on Thursday.In a unanimous judgment the court struck down the act because it was rushed into law without proper consultation.The court said parliament had "failed in its constitutional duty" by not having adequate consultations.

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day, Financial Mail or Rand Daily Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

X