5th Parliament swearing in ceremony of NA and NCOP

National Assembly and National Council of Provinces

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ANC Welcomes the establishement of the Ad-Hoc Committee to amend Section 25 of the Constitution

At its last plenary session for the year, the National Assembly adopted a motion tabled by the Chief Whip of the Majority Party, comrade Jackson Mthembu, to establish an Ad Hoc Committee in terms of National Assembly Rule 253, which will initiate and introduce legislation amending Section 25 of the Constitution, as per the recommendations contained in the Joint Constitutional Review Committee (JCRC) report.

2018 End of the Year Statement of the ANC Parliamentary Caucus

As 2018 draws to a close, the ANC Parliamentary Caucus appreciates that this year was dedicated to the celebration of the centenary of Mama Albertina Sisulu and Tata Nelson Mandela. Their contribution and legacy to the struggle for a liberated South Africa gave birth to our Constitution which today serves as a guiding light towards achieving a non-racial, non-sexist, united and a prosperous South Africa.

National Assembly Adopts Four Transformative Pieces Of Legislation

Today, the National Assembly (NA) passed four transformative pieces of legislation, namely; the iKamva National e-Skills Institute Bill [B10 - 2018], the Property Practitioners Bill [B21 - 2018], the Customary Initiation Bill [B7 - 2018], and lastly, the Foreign Service Bill [B35B - 2015].

National Assembly Adopts Proposed Amendment to Section 25 of the Constitution

In an historic development since the advent of our parliamentary democracy, the National Assembly (NA) today considered and adopted the report of the Joint Constitutional Review Committee (JCRC) on the review of Section 25 of the Constitution, to expropriate land without compensation.

ANC Caucus vindicated by Western Cape High Court dismissal of Afriforum Interdict

The African National Congress (ANC) in Parliament feels vindicated by the decision of the Western Cape High Court to dismiss the application by Afriforum to interdict Parliament from adopting the report of the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) recommending the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution for the expropriation of land without compensation.

  Private Member's Bill

Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill