Land policy may hinder marriage � Mokgware

Member of Parliament for Gabane - Mmankgodi, Pius Mokgware has criticised loopholes in the land policy presented by acting Minister of Lands and Housing, Prince Maele, yesterday in Parliament.

Mokgware said if the motion were to be adopted without amendments, it would cause conflicts and raise major issues in the long term. He also said the policy was ambiguous and gender insensitive. Mokgware also said the policy did not recognise the two types of marriage which exists thus, in community of property and out of community of property.

According to the policy, when a man and a woman who have applied for land, decide to get married in community of property when the other partner is allocated land somewhere in the country, that land belongs to both parties.

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