The current Expropriation Act of 1975 contradicts the constitution and needs to be changed. However, the government’s proposed Expropriation Bill, which was gazetted earlier this month, is as unconstitutional as the law it is intended to replace.

What is to be done? The answer lies in developing an alternative bill, which the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has done. Three core improvements must be included in this far better measure...

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