11 Jun 2018
by Zenande Booi

Dispossession without compensation the legacy for poor rural communities

While the nation debates the amendment of the Constitution to provide explicitly for expropriation without compensation, the Constitutional Court is preparing to rule on the rights of poor black communities in mineral-rich former homelands who are routinely dispossessed without consultation, […]

17 Feb 2016
by Custom Contested

Constitutional Court Hears an Application to Challenge the 2014 Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act

Yesterday morning the Constitutional Court heard an application challenging the constitutionality of the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act 15 of 2014 (Amendment Act) which amended the Restitution of Land Rights Act 22 of 1994 (Restitution Act). The applicants are the […]