The (Shelved) Expropriation Bill B16-2008: An Unconstitutional Souvernir or an Alarmist Momento?
26 Pages Posted: 5 May 2012
Date Written: May 3, 2012
The Expropriation Bill B16-2008 was introduced to give effect to the constituitonal provision on expropriation and related matters. When the Bill was tabled in 2008, it was met with public outcry that eventually led to the Bill being withdrawn.
The article argues that the resistance to the Bill is alarmist.
Keywords: expropriation, south africa, property law, expropriation bill, constitutional interpretation
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