The ANC has failed in its bid to get a two-thirds majority vote to amend the constitution for land expropriation without compensation. Courtesy #DStv403
CAPE TOWN - Three years since Parliament first adopted a motion to consider amending the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation, the process has come to nought.
Opposition parties -- including the EFF who originally initiated the motion in early 2018 -- refused to support the bill over a major sticking point on the state custodianship of land.
The house required a two-thirds majority to support changing the Constitution.
The focus will now shift to the Expropriation Bill, which is currently making its way through the Parliamentary process.