ANC proposes shocking land expropriation amendment

Move to block courts from having a say on expropriation without compensation

26 January 2020 - 00:05 By QAANITAH HUNTER

The ANC is proposing a dramatic change to a constitutional amendment allowing expropriation of land without compensation, in a move that effectively cuts out the courts and gives a "land tsar" almost unlimited powers.

The U-turn, which has shocked constitutional law experts who warn it could be both unprecedented and unworkable, gives all power to the minister of land reform, instead of the courts...

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