FMF NEWSLETTER 3 October 2019

 

FMF NEWSLETTER 3 October 2019   
 
ARTICLE of the week  

The unreasonableness of expropriation without compensation – MARTIN VAN STADEN

The Rule of Law principle at the heart of South Africa’s constitutional dispensation is there to prohibit arbitrariness from government and demand reasonableness. Government’s plans to bring about expropriation without compensation (EWC), especially as a constitutional amendment, is a good case study of that very arbitrariness our legal system has been set up to combat.

Section 1(c) of the Constitution makes provision for the supremacy of both the Constitution and the Rule of Law. This section can only be amended if 75% of the votes in the National Assembly are in favour, as opposed to other parts of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights which need a 66% majority.

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UPCOMING FMF event  

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 EVENING EVENT Human apes to human robots Dawie Roodt, Chief Economist, Efficient Group – 17:45 for 18h15 @ FMFRSVP https://www.freemarketfoundation.com/View-Event?i=217

NHI Bill  

NB: The proposed draft of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill is open for comment.
Interested parties are invited to submit written comments on the proposed Bill.
The deadline is 29 November 2019.
More details can be found
here.

Read: Pause the NHI, fix the public health sector first

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