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Cadastral system indefinitely delayed because it would expose corruption, says DA’s Lorimer

The glacial pace at which the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has been moving on the implementation of a national minerals rights cadastral system is a reflection of the fact that there is so much corruption to hide, opposition party Democratic Alliance minerals shadow minister James Lorimer said on June 2. Speaking at the Junior Indaba, in Johannesburg, he said the situation had progressed beyond the DMRE just not having a sense of urgency, to where it “was now apparent that there were ulterior motives” behind the delays.

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