Land expropriation amendment motion fails

The DA, FF Plus, ACDP, IFP, and EFF all objected to a report proposing an amendment to section 25 of the Constitution. The ANC required the support of the EFF to make up a two-thirds majority. eNCA's Lindsay Dentlinger reports. Courtesy of #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - The Constitutional Amendment to allow for land expropriation without compensation has failed on Tuesday.

Three years ago, the National Assembly adopted a report recommending the Constitution be changed.

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The final step in that process required at least 75 percent of Parliament to agree. Any amendment requires a two-thirds majority.

A number of opposition parties stated, leading up to the motion, that they would not support it.


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