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Expropriation 2020

Bill Number: B23-2020
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Draft Bill

Draft bill full text

Published in GN 1082 in GG 43798 of 9 October 2020

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Explanatory summary (draft bill)

Published in GN 1082 in GG 43798 of 9 October 2020

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Sabinet Monitoring Articles
News Articles
ANC pushes expropriation legislation, including the possibility of nil compensation, along its winding (political) roadDaily Maverick2022-03-22
Expropriation Bill unconstitutional in the absence of a constitutional amendmentCape Business News2022-02-27
Expropriation Bill allows South Africa to expand on land reform: Noxolo Kievit – SABC NewsNews Dome2022-02-23
It would be unconstitutional for Expropriation Bill to exclude compensation clause - BudlenderNews 242022-02-23
Redistribution of land remains a man’s world in South AfricaFarming Portal2022-02-08
The calm before the storm?Farming Portal2022-01-14
4 new laws proposed for South Africa to look out for in 2022BusinessTech2022-01-05
ANC will continue to work hard to ensure progress in land reformPoliticsweb2021-12-08
EWC and tilting the scales of justice – Anthea JefferyBizNews2021-10-07
ANC caucus facing difficulty passing expropriation bill due to lack of supportEyewitness News2021-09-20
What does the Expropriation Bill imply for business?Cape Business News2021-09-13
Public hearings concluded on Expropriation BillIOL2021-08-31
Expropriation Bill is a good idea; amending Constitution isn’t – GOODPoliticsweb2021-08-30
End of the road for expropriation without compensationMybroadband2021-08-29
Expropriation Bill will be futile without state support – CommitteePoliticsweb2021-08-26
Land restitution could date back to January 1800 if latest amendment on expropriation of land is passed as isIOL2021-08-26
EWC is for politics, not for the people – DA NCapePoliticsweb2021-08-25
Expropriation Bill public hearings resume in Free StateSA News.gov.za2021-08-25
WC govt: Land expropriation without compensation unlikely to improve livesEyewitness News2021-08-24
Devaluation of land value cited as reason to reject Expropriation Bill - ParliamentPoliticsweb2021-08-23
Commentary on amendment of Constitution – SaaiPoliticsweb2021-08-15
Extending lifespan of Section 25 Committee just delaying the obvious – DAPoliticsweb2021-08-15
Proposed Expropriation Bill rejected – AfriForumPoliticsweb2021-08-15
DA condemns Floyd Shivambu’s threat of violence on land reformPoliticsweb2021-07-16
FF Plus – ‘ANC far from winning the fight to amend Section 25 of the Constitution’South Africa Today2021-07-11
EFF threatens not to vote with ANC on land expropriationIOL2021-07-09
Section 25 committee moving to finalising text - Mathole MotshekgaPoliticsweb2021-07-02
'Put your property where your mouth is'Cape Argus2021-06-23
Parties disagree over Land Expropriation Bill during Western Cape hearingsEhowzit2021-06-16
Sakeliga demands govt set record straight on Expropriation Bill’s assessmentPoliticsweb2021-06-15
Committee on land expropriation welcomes deadline extensionIOL2021-06-12
Expropriation Bill public hearings move to W CapeSA News.gov.za2021-06-10
Expropriation Bill: Sakeliga exposes govt pseudo-“study”Politicsweb2021-06-07
Nationalisation by stealth is comingJBay News2021-06-07
Cyril Ramaphosa must come clean on ANC’s stance on EWC – John SteenhuisenPoliticsweb2021-06-06
'Assess who needs land most': Eastern Cape residents weigh in on Expropriation BillTimes Live2021-06-03
Ad hoc committee on land expropriation wants 30 days extensionMSN News2021-06-01
Section 25: Saai takes EWC issue abroadPoliticsweb2021-06-01
Down to the wire on land expropriation without compensation — before 10-week recessMSN News2021-05-31
Expropriation without compensation: ANC & EFF toenadering on state land custodianship — it’s all about the politicsMSN News2021-05-31
Land expropriation: ANC, EFF at loggerheads while MPs race deadline on constitutionBusinessDay2021-05-31
De Lille says 32,000ha of land will be freed up this year, but EFF and DA take her to task over expropriationDispatchLIVE2021-05-25
The Section 25 amendment bill could soon get a lot worsePoliticsweb2021-05-13
Use pandemic to expedite the Expropriation Bill – CommitteePoliticsweb2021-05-08
Expropriation Bill public hearings move to GautengSA News.gov.za2021-05-06
Expropriation without compensation: SA in a critical phaseAutomotive Business Review2021-05-04
Update on the Land Expropriation BillReal Estate Investor Magazine2021-04-28
Expropriation of land without compensation in South Africa – where are we?Knowledia2021-04-27
DA wants ‘rowdy’, ‘racist’ land expropriation oral session reviewedThe Daily Dispatch E-Edition2021-04-26
Expropriation Bill viewed as tool to promote economic development for youth – CommitteePoliticsweb2021-04-25
Expropriation Bill hearings kick off in MpumalangaAsset News Hub2021-04-14
Parliament committee close to finalising process to amend Section 25 of ConstitutionNews 3652021-04-12
Ann Bernstein: Expropriation Bill is not as bad as portrayed, but the crux lies in implementationBusiness Day2021-04-11
Expropriation Of Land Without Compensation – Where Are We?iAfrica2021-04-08
Expropriation abuse 'must be punishable'BusinessDay2021-04-08
CDE submission on the Expropriation Bill – Ann BernsteinPoliticsweb2021-04-07
Expropriation of land without compensation – where are we?Money Marketing2021-04-07
SAFTU rejects the Land Expropriation BillPoliticsweb2021-04-07
Expropriation debates mask the excellent work being doneAgriOrbit2021-04-06
Land Expropriation On the ANC Conference AgendaSharenet2021-04-06
Greater certainty on expropriation imminentFarming Portal2021-04-04
Changing Constitution to allow land expropriation is ‘dangerous’ in face of Covid-19BizNews2021-04-01
The Expropriation Bill: A big questionPoliticsweb2021-03-31
Greater certainty on expropriation imminentSouth Africa Finance News2021-03-30
Land Expropriation: Five Reasons You Would Receive Zero Compensation2 Oceans Vibe News2021-03-30
Expropriation bill will be 'disastrous for the economy'News242021-03-29
Expropriation debates mask the excellent work being done behind the scenes to support agricultural growthFarming Portal2021-03-29
Expropriation without compensation is coming - what you need to knowBusiness Insider SA2021-03-29
Land expropriation without compensation – it’s comingMSN News2021-03-29
Land expropriation: ‘Farmers alone can't bear burden of addressing apartheid dispossession’News242021-03-26
EFF MPs, AfriForum clash over land expropriation during public hearingEyewitness News2021-03-24
Expropriation Bill not just about land, but all property, divergent groups warn MPsDaily Maverick2021-03-24
Parliament hears the pros and cons of land expropriation without compensationNews242021-03-24
Sakeliga criticises Expropriation Bill in ParliamentPoliticsweb2021-03-24
Politicians push for amendment of Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation – civil society, not so muchDaily Maverick2021-03-23
WATCH: This is what you need to know about the Expropriation Bill of 2020IOL2021-03-21
Land Expropriation: Public opinion ignored – committees breach constitutional obligationsFarming Portal2021-03-19
David Mabuza must withdraw his statement on EWC – DAPoliticsweb2021-03-18
Land Expropriation: Public opinion ignored – committees breach constitutional obligationsBiznews2021-03-18
What does SA's Expropriation Bill mean for property rights?Property242021-03-10
Why is the Expropriation Bill necessary for South Africa?Property242021-03-08
Land reform: Expropriation draft law has gaps to plug, but has potentialDaily Maverick2021-03-04
100 000 signatures for Expropriation Bill petition - SGMPoliticsweb2021-03-03
Expropriation bill is a misuse of legislative authorityPolity2021-03-02
DA receives 85 000 objections to Expropriation Bill - Madeleine HicklinPoliticsweb2021-02-23
Expropriation will be the death of SA’s ailing financial sector – Gabriel CrouseBiznews2021-02-17
Ramaphosa’s planned land reform agency looks like another political delaying ployDaily Maverick2021-02-16
Expropriation without compensation bill to be finalised before the end of March- South AfricaFarming Portal2021-02-11
Why the expropriation bill is needed — and why it is not enoughBusinessDay2021-02-11
Land expropriation without compensation: End of amendment process in sightNews242021-02-10
Unpacking the who, what and why of the Expropriation BillBbrief2021-02-09
What did the Land Acts actually say, and what will land reform actually do?Politicsweb2021-02-08
Fearful SAs speak: Land expropriation will turn SA into ZimbabweBiznews2021-02-05
IRR calls for the halt of ‘draconian’ Land Expropriation BillThe Citizen2021-02-03
Expropriation bill ‘will limit property rights’ in SAThe Citizen2021-02-02
Unpacking the who, what and why of the Expropriation BillPolity2021-02-02
Expropriation Bill: ANC cannot be trusted – Pieter GroenewaldPoliticsweb2021-01-29
South Africa is planning major property law changes – here are 3 important issues you should be aware ofBusinessTech2021-01-24
Amendment to the Expropriation Bill – All South Africans urged to commentSouth Africa Today2020-12-14
TLU SA urges South Africans to comment on Expropriation BillEhowzit2020-12-14
Expropriation Bill - South Africa 2020Farming Portal2020-12-07
De Lille Receives 50k Public Submissions on Expropriation BillEyewitness News2020-11-24
Expropriation Bill comes before ParliamentParliament2020-11-24
South Africa has another go at an expropriation law without compensationFarming Portal2020-11-08
Expropriation Bill still keeps expropriation as a last resortHead Topics2020-10-18
Expropriation Bill: Stakeholders must recognise the threatsPolity2020-10-16
New Expropriation Bill submitted to ParliamentPolity2020-10-12
Opinion Pieces
The EWC saga continuesDaily Friend2022-03-04
The ANC's second bite at the cherry of EWCPoliticsweb2022-01-24
The end of year act for EWCDaily Friend2021-12-02
The Expropriation Bill and the 18th Constitutional Amendment process: The cart is still behind the horseDaily Maverick2021-09-20
EWC would aggravate unprecedented economic crisis created by Covid-19Politicsweb2021-09-08
IRR warns of risk of land nationalisationPoliticsweb2021-08-05
EFF vs ANC on land expropriation without compensation: Who will prevail? IRR’s Terence CorriganBizNews2021-08-02
Looters show SA’s EWC future – IRRPoliticsweb2021-07-20
South Africa: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back - ANC's Proposal to Amend Section 25 of the ConstitutionAll Africa2021-07-07
“Expropriation, custodianship are not ideas that are – or will be – limited to land”, says IRR’s CorriganBizNews2021-07-02
Long shadow of the SACP on land reform and EWCPoliticsweb2021-07-01
Land reform: The ANC’s expropriation without compensation dilemmaDaily Maverick2021-06-30
EWC: A socio-economic impact assessment (II)Politicsweb2021-06-17
EWC: A socio-economic impact assessment (I)Politicsweb2021-06-14
Can the EWC Bill be stopped? – Anthea JefferyBizNews2021-06-03
Five-minutes-to-midnight for property rights in SAPoliticsweb2021-06-03
Grave danger looms as ANC proposes state takes all land – IRRPoliticsweb2021-06-01
The expropriation without compensation concerto reaches a climax as we enter the final movementDaily Maverick2021-04-20
Banks silent on fate of clients’ home loans – IRRPoliticsweb2021-04-19
Banks must clarify fate of debt after expropriation – IRRPoliticsweb2021-04-01
IRR seeks answers on expropriation implications for home loansPoliticsweb2021-03-31
What will happen to bonds under EWC? – IRRPoliticsweb2021-03-29
Expropriation Bill offers no solutions to land reform – IRRPoliticsweb2021-03-25
EWC: Parliamentary committees in breach of constitutional obligations– IRRPoliticsweb2021-03-18
Expropriation Bill rife with constitutional concerns – SakeligaPoliticsweb2021-02-28
Govt deep down a hole, and frantically digging – IRRPoliticsweb2021-02-25
The Expropriation Bill could lead to more land invasions - SGMPoliticsweb2021-02-25
Expropriation: Only 4 days left of public participation - SGMPoliticsweb2021-02-24
EWC: Ramaphosa is following Mugabe’s script on land reformPoliticsweb2021-02-17
Will SA banks declare their opposition to Expropriation Bill? – IRRPoliticsweb2021-02-16
Expropriation debate | Is the Bill draconian or not? Two analysts engage the issueNews242021-02-13
Expropriation Bill threatens most important path to better life for all – IRRPoliticsweb2021-02-10
Legislation: Constitution 18th Amendment Bill updateLegalbrief2021-02-08
DA MP Graham-Maré: Expropriation Bill poses serious threat to property ownership rightsSuik-Kaap Forum2021-02-04
Only greater public engagement can #KillTheBill - IRRPoliticsweb2021-02-04
Expropriation Bill poses serious threat - Samantha Graham-MaréPoliticsweb2021-02-03
Stop this draconian measure – IRRPoliticsweb2021-02-03
De Lille, de lies, & de property rights - IRRPoliticsweb2021-02-02
EWC or investment, not both – IRRPoliticsweb2020-11-19
Keep calm, but beware the Expropriation BillPolity2020-11-10
Land issue can do without bad analysis as Expropriation Bill is up to the taskBusiness Day2020-11-08
Don’t drink the Kool-Aid on this Expropriation Bill eitherFarming Portal2020-10-17
Publication of Draft Expropriation Bill unnecessary provocation – EFFPolitics Web2020-10-12
Speeches and Statements (Non parliamentary)
5 new laws planned for South Africa to look out for in the coming monthsBusinessTech2022-03-04
Media Statement: Bethlehem residents call for the passing of the bill to ensure economic fruits of democracy reach the majorityParliament2021-08-29
Media Statement: Welkom residents say Expropriation Bill will lead to erosion of property rightsParliament2021-08-28
Media Statement: Khai Ma Local Municipality residents reject Expropriation BillParliament2021-08-22
Media Alert: Committee On Public Works to Conduct Public Hearings on the Expropriation Bill in KwaXimbaParliament2021-05-22
Media Statement: Ulundi Residents Voice Their Opinions on the Expropriation BillParliament2021-05-22
Media Alert: Committee takes public hearings on Expropriation Bill to the West Rand District MunicipalityParliament2021-05-06
Media Statement: Expropriation Bill opens access to land for landless majority and provides answer to stalled land reformParliament2021-04-26
Expropriation Bill public hearings head to North WestSouth African Government News Agency2021-04-21
Media Statement: Plight of farm dwellers dominates public hearings on Expropriation Bill in Mpumalanga ProvinceParliament2021-04-18
Media Statement: Mpumalanga communities make submissions on Expropriation BillParliament2021-04-15
Media Statement: Public Works Committee and Infrastructure completes first of four public hearings on Expropriation Bill in LimpopoParliament2021-04-08
Legislation: EWC parallel hearings point to procedural blunderLegalbrief2021-03-26
Media Statement: Committee on Public Works concludes first round of Oral submissions on Expropriation BillParliament2021-03-24
Legislation: Expropriation Bill hearings next weekLegalbrief2021-03-16
AfriForum submits comments on Expropriation BillPoliticsweb2021-02-08
Legislation: Expropriation Bill committee proceedings unpackedLegalbrief2021-02-05
Media Statement: Public Works and Infrastructure Committee extends deadline for written submissions on Expropriation BillParliament2021-02-04
The new expropriation policy’s questionable premisesPoliticsweb2021-01-19
Have your say Expropriation Bill [b23 – 2020] submissions and hearingsBorder-Kei Chamber of Business2020-12-18
Committee on Public Works Scrutinises Policy and Legal Meanings of Expropriation BillParliament2020-11-24
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