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Saturday, 14 July 2018 – The Joint Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) will on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively re-start its public hearings into a possible review of section 25 of the Constitution. A delegation of the (CRC) will on Tuesday begin with hearings in the North West whilst the other delegation will start on Wednesday in KwaZulu-Natal.

The committee was instructed by the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces to ascertain whether a review of section 25 of the Constitution and other clauses are necessary, to make it possible for the state to expropriate land in the public interest without compensation, and propose the necessary constitutional amendments where necessary. The committee already held hearings in the Northern Cape, Limpopo, Free State and Mpumalanga.

Find the programme for North West and KwaZulu-Natal below. 

PROVINCE
TIME
DATE
VENUE
NORTH WEST
11h00-16h00
17 July 2018
Dr Ruth Sekgomotsi Mompati District Municipality
Venue: Taung Community Hall, Hospital Road (Taung)Greater Taung Local Municipality

11h00-16h00
18 July 2018
Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality
Venue: Mafikeng Civic Centre (Mafikeng) Mahikeng Local Municipality

11h00-16h00
19 July 2018
Bojanala Platinum District Municipality Venue: Rustenburg Civic Centre, (Rustenburg) Rustenburg Local Municipality
KWAZULU-NATAL
11h00-16h00
18 July 2018
Zululand District Venue: Cecil Emmet Hall (Vryheid)Abaqulusi Local Municipality

11h00-16h00
19 July 2018
Mkhanyakude District Municipality Venue: Makhonyeni Hall (Jozini)Jozini Local Municipality

11h00-16h00
20 July 2018
Umgungundlovu District Municipality Venue: Town Hall (Pietermaritzburg) Msunduzi Local Municipality

11h00-16h00
21 July 2018
Harry Gwala District Municipality Venue: Town Hall (Kokstad) Greater Kokstad Local Municipality


Members of the media intending to attend the hearings in the North West should please send their details (name, media house and contact details) to fndenze@parliament.gov.za and those who want to attend hearings in KwaZulu-Natal can contact sugovender@parliament.gov.za. Please find the link for the updated full programme for the public hearings: https://tinyurl.com/yb9yvalx.

ISSUED BY THE PARLIAMENTARY COMMUNICATION SERVICES ON BEHALF OF THE CO-CHAIRPERSONS OF THE JOINT CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW COMMITTEE, MR VINCENT SMITH AND MR LEWIS NZIMANDE.

For media enquiries or interviews with the Chairperson, please contact the committee’s Media Officer:

Name: Rajaa Azzakani (Ms)
Tel: 021 403 8437
Cell: 081 703 9542
E-mail: razzakani@parliament.gov.za