The average revenue of implementing the “reconciliation on building violations” law is estimated at EGP 90bn, according to Adel Badawy, a member of the parliament’s Housing, Public Utilities, and Reconstruction Committee.
The draft law is in parliament awaiting approval, but there is a lot of dispute between the members of the parliament on the draft law.
Badawy said that the law of reconciliation on building violations is one of the most important laws that are supposed to be passed by the parliament to end the chaos of construction violations.
He pointed out that the law will address the problems of violations and generate revenues for the state as a result of reconciliation.
He pointed out that the most important conditions of reconciliation in the draft law is ensuring the safety of construction of buildings and that they are not built on agricultural lands.
For his part, Moetaz Mahmoud, another member in the parliament’s Housing, Public Utilities, and Reconstruction Committee, said that the estimates of the return of reconciliation on building violations may reach EGP 120bn, pointing out that there is agreement to direct this amount to develop sewage networks in the villages.
Mahmoud noted that there are 2,900 villages that do not have sanitation.