Land expropriation without compensation, within the law, may be included in ways to achieve the goal required for land redistribution in SA. This is according to President Jacob Zuma, who was delivering his closing address at the ANC national policy conference in Nasrec in Johannesburg on Wednesday. Land was one of the most contentious issues discussed at the conference. Recommendations made by the policy conference will be discussed at branch level and will be voted on in December. There was agreement on the acceleration of redistribution and land reform. It was also agreed that using the fiscus for land redistribution must be accompanied by other measures if the ANC is to achieve the goal at the required pace, Zuma said. "Where it is necessary and unavoidable, this may include expropriation without compensation. The Constitution provides for legislative changes to be effected in the democratic process," he said. Zuma said that in a democracy, discussion happens in Parliament if th...

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