24-07-2014 09:32 AM | South Africa

State eager to pass five land bills this year

Despite the funding of land reform remaining an unresolved issue, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti is determined to press on with the process by introducing five pieces of draft legislation to Parliament this year.

Mr Nkwinti was at pains to emphasise that central to the state’s intervention in land reform would be stability and conformity with the constitution, which the African National Congress (ANC), was not prepared to alter.
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