Parliament, Friday, 28 February 2020 – A delegation of the Ad Hoc Committee to Initiate and Introduce Legislation Amending Section 25 of the Constitution in order to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation will later today commence with the first of a series of public hearings in Mpumalanga. Over the next three days the delegation will visit Mbombela, Middleburg and Ermelo.

Details for Day 1 are:
Date: 28 February 2020
Time: 14:00
Venue: Mbombela Community Hall at Nelspruit Civic Centre , 1 Nel Street, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Written submissions on the Bill are still open for public comment and must be received by no later than 29 February 2020. Submissions and enquiries must be directed to Mr V Ramaano, 3rd Floor, 90 Plein Street, Cape Town, 8000 or emailed to – Copies of the Bill may be obtained from Mr V Ramaano, tel: 021 403 3820 or 083 709 8427 or at

A copy of the draft Bill can be found at:


For media enquiries or interviews, please contact the committee’s Media Officer:
Name: Sureshinee Govender
Tel: 021 403 2239
Cell: 081 7041109