South Africa’s National Assembly, with the concurrence of the National Council of Provinces, has mandated the joint constitutional review committee to:Review section 25 of the Constitution and other sections where necessary, to make it possible for the state to expropriate land in the public interest without compensation;Propose the necessary constitutional amendments where applicable with regards to the kind of future land tenure regime needed.The committee has invited written submissions from all stakeholders. The closing date for submissions is Friday 15 June. It had originally been set as 31 May, but was extended by two weeks.The committee is also conducting public hearings from 26 June 2018 to 6 August 2018 in all provinces around the country. Provinces with a larger rural area will have four days set aside for the hearings whilst other provinces will have three days of public hearings. Lewis Nzimande, the co-chairperson of the committee, said at least one of these days will be over a weekend to allow the working public also an opportunity to participate in the process.Prior to going to the provinces to listen to the public, the committee plans on having a colloquium with, among others, academics, researchers, stakeholders, faith-based organisations, traditional leaders, the South African Local Government Association and government departments so that MPs can get a better understanding of what they will be dealing with.According to the committee programme, 7 to 17 August has been set aside for oral submissions to be held at Parliament. Deliberation on the inputs is set to occur between 4 and 7 September 2018 with the adoption of the report expected on 11 September 2018, where it will make a recommendation to the National Assembly.The committee was mandated to review Section 25 of the Constitution and other sections where necessary, to make it possible for the state to expropriate land in the public interest without compensation.Address for enquiries and written submissions:Ms Pat Jayiya Committee Section PO Box 15 Cape Town 8000e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 021 403 3661 Fax 086 465 0678 Cell 081 441 0345Address for hand delivery of submissions:W/S 091 Third Floor 90 Plein Street Cape Town.