Tag: Communal land tenure bill

Why red lights are flashing over consultation on communal land bills

Making their way through the legislative process are nine bills of seminal significance to people living on rural communal land. The Alliance for Rural Democracy appeals to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in particular to uphold the constitutional rights of those most likely to be affected and to consult the communities concerned.

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Bill could’ve made all Dalindyebo’s acts legal

ABATHEMBU King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s largely unsuccessful appeal might have played out quite differently had the government’s Traditional Courts Bill (TCB) not been defeated by a majority of provinces in 2013. His arguments against imprisonment for a range of crimes from arson to assault and culpable homicide could have had more traction under the legal regime …

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