LETTER: Expropriation agenda is still firmly in place
The very definition of expropriation in the bill would allow the state to take property without this being legally regarded as expropriation at all
Over the past week, as SA has begun to wind down after what must rank as one of the most traumatic years the country has ever experienced, we at the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) have been asked repeatedly whether the government’s expropriation without compensation agenda remains in place.
This is very much the case. Foremost, here, is the Expropriation Bill. Although the invitation for comments has been withdrawn (it’s unclear why), there is absolutely no indication that the bill itself has been rejected...
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