Minister of Water and Sanitation Gugile Nkwinti, who is also the former minister of rural affairs and land reform, said the ruling African National Congress Party (ANC) also supports "the principle of land expropriation without compensation".
The ad hoc committee should‚ according to the EFF‚ comprise 11 members; six from the ANC‚ two from the DA‚ one from the EFF and two from other parties.
He added, however, that people's dignity had to be restored by expropriation without compensating the criminals who had stolen the land.
In a statement released by DA Eastern Cape leader Nqaba Bhanga party said the EFF's political "schizophrenia" will only harm the people of Nelson Mandela Bay.
Secretary-general Ace Magashule said the review and amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution will grant government legal means to ensure that people share in the country's wealth and that the land shall be shared among those who work it, as stipulated in the Freedom Charter.
The motion was brought by an opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), and was adopted by 241 votes in favour and 83 against.
The South African parliament has referred the matter to the constitutional review committee, which will consult the public and report back to the National Assembly in six months.
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The National Assembly is set to consider a motion led by the EFF nearly two weeks after President Cyril Ramaphosa said the government would undertake a process of consultation to determine the modalities of the implementation of expropriation of land without compensation.
Magushule said the land reform programme must have clear targets and time frames.
There are fears the vote will put South Africa on the same path as neighboring Zimbabwe, where forceful, violent seizures of white-owned farms in the early 2000s were blamed for the nation's economic freefall and political instability.
"The ANC in Parliament appreciates the need to take bold steps that will transform our economy including land ownership and reform", Mhlauli said. "This will result in food prices escalating considerably and the affordability of food, a key component of food security, will be compromised", he said. Just go to Stellenbosch, which is owned by white people.
The majority of black South Africans lack land to cultivate crops or build their homes.
In 2017, the government found out that 72 percent of the farmland in South Africa was owned by white farmers as compared to 85 percent after apartheid (a system that advocates for discrimination) ended in 1994 and democracy took over.
"We look forward to the outcome of the constitutional review processes on the modalities of expropriation of land without compensation".