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The National Assembly passed the Expropriation Bill.
The National Assembly passed the Expropriation Bill.
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The National Assembly passed the Expropriation Bill, which would, when enacted, allow for nil compensation to be paid or expropriation in the "public interest", not just for a "public purpose".

This is the third incarnation of a post-1994 Expropriation Bill to replace apartheid-era legislation. The first was in 2008, which was eventually abolished because of concerns about its constitutionality as it did not provide recourse to the courts.

In 2015, Parliament dealt with another Expropriation Bill.

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