AfriForum's application to stop Land Expropriation has been dismissed by court

AfriForum's application to stop Land Expropriation has been dismissed by court

The application put forward by AfriForum in the hopes of halting Land Expropriation without compensation has been dismissed by Western Cape High Court

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The group's high hopes of putting a stop to Land Expropriation without compensation have been dashed. Appearing before the Western Cape High Court this morning, AfriForum saw their application dismissed.

This was the first step in a two part plan to try and halt the process. They will have to wait until a latter date to have the public participation process reviewed.

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The debate on the report will now be heard on Tuesday in the National Assembly, where it looks like it will be likely to be adopted.

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Briefly.co.za reported earlier that this followed the Committee having officially adopted plans to amend Section 25 of the Constitution. The process is drawing to a close, bringing the reality of expropriation without compensation closer. However, the proposal must still be passed by both Houses of Parliament and then signed into law.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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