The Concept Bill on Expropriation without Compensation was recently published for public comment. If this Bill is approved into law, it would mean that the state will have the power to expropriate land in South Africa without compensation. There are fundamental flaws in the Bill that seriously threaten property rights.

Concept Bill

AfriForum has therefore already launched a comprehensive campaign against expropriation without compensation on local, national and international level. Read more about these actions below.

Expropriation


AfriForum supports campaign against Draft Expropriation Bill

The civil rights organisation AfriForum announced that they will put all their effort into the campaign for the protection of property rights to oppose the Draft Expropriation Bill that was approved by the Cabinet today. Ernst Roets, Deputy CEO of AfriForum, said that...

AfriForum comments on proposed Tshwane Land Management Policy

AfriForum submitted comments on the City of Tshwane’s draft land management policy regarding the alienation and expropriation of immovable property on 6 August 2018. Regional public meetings on this policy were held and the public could submit comments to the city...

Ramaphosa should take IMF warning about property rights to heart

The civil rights organisation AfriForum believes Pres. Cyril Ramaphosa, the government and the ruling ANC should seriously reconsider their policy with regard to the expropriation of private property, especially in the light of the warning that the International...