The (Shelved) Expropriation Bill B16-2008: An Unconstitutional Souvernir or an Alarmist Momento?

26 Pages Posted: 5 May 2012

Date Written: May 3, 2012

Abstract

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 When the Bill was tabled in 2008, it was met with public outcry that eventually led to the Bill being withdrawn.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

Suggested Citation

du Plessis, Elmien, The (Shelved) Expropriation Bill B16-2008: An Unconstitutional Souvernir or an Alarmist Momento? (May 3, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2050400 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2050400

Elmien Du Plessis (Contact Author)

North West University - Faculty of Law ( email )

Potchefstroom, North West
South Africa

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