OPINION | Experts give false reading of Expropriation Bill

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The writer argues that municipalities would be able to proceed with expropriation if all the right boxes are ticked under the new bill.
The writer argues that municipalities would be able to proceed with expropriation if all the right boxes are ticked under the new bill.
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Anthea Jeffery argues that the Expropriation Bill in its current form would allow municipalities to proceed with expropriation if all the right boxes are ticked.

The three legal experts cited in the report 'Should you be afraid of the new Expropriation Bill? We ask 3 legal experts' (22 October) are wrong in saying the 2020 Expropriation Bill "gives clarity", "is an important check on state power", applies solely to land needed for public projects and is necessary for successful land reform.

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