The ANC wants the government to immediately use Section 25 of the Constitution to expropriate land without compensation. Addressing a media conference at Luthuli House on Tuesday‚ ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule said the party had requested its sub-committees to come up with a programme of action in the next two months to undertake expropriation in an orderly fashion.Magashule said the party had adopted the report of the land summit, which had discussed the matter two weeks ago. "[The NEC has resolved to] immediately use Section 25 of the Constitution to press ahead with the expropriation of land in order to test the argument that the Constitution does permit expropriation of land without compensation." Magashule said that should it be found that the section impeded such expropriation‚ the party had resolved that the Constitution would then be changed. This has been an argument made by a number of legal minds, including judges and advocates specialising in constitutional matters...

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