Plan to establish a permanent Land Court is in the offing
A bill is being drafted to create a court with greater powers for reform and restitution, justice minister Ronald Lamola says
The establishment of a Land Court as a permanent feature of SA’s judicial system is the only way to address the myriad problems faced by the Land Claims Court, justice & correctional services minister Ronald Lamola said on Thursday.
The Land Claims Court, established in 1996 to deal with land restitution and land claims cases, has a huge backlog of unresolved cases, which could take several years to resolve because of their complexity. ..