sea for everyone

Draft legislation aimed at regulating the sale of coastal land to foreigners and the super-rich has been approved by cabinet, and is now set to be published for public comment.

Draft legislation aimed at regulating the sale of coastal land to foreigners and the super-rich has been approved by cabinet, and is now set to be published for public comment.

Government communications head Themba Maseko said government was worried about the increase of housing estates that limited public access to the sea. The bill would be the "first attempt to regulate the extent to which these areas are closed off and actually sold just to foreigners," said Maseko. - Sapa

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