Land reform: New court to handle land issues

Justice Minister, Ronald Lamola, says land reform not only fixes economic issues, but restores the soul of the nation. Cabinet approved the Land Court Bill for submission to Parliament. It will operate with the same status as a High Court. #eNCA#DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Justice Minister, Ronald Lamola, says land reform not only fixes economic issues, but restores the soul of the nation.

Cabinet approved the Land Court Bill for submission to Parliament. It will operate with the same status as a High Court.

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"The panel recommends that the land court include the appointment of a permanent judge president and four permanent judges," says Lamola

Lamola goes on to say that the transfer of the land rights management facility will ensure that legal aid SA has both finances and capacity to broaden it's reach to the indigent especially those who seek land justice

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