The department of home affairs pre-empted its own public comment process when it gazetted SA’s long-awaited new skilled work visa regulations on March 28, raising questions about the process and prompting calls for the regulations to be withdrawn and revised.

This could further delay the new regulations. They have been welcomed in business circles as a step forward in making it easier to attract the foreign skills SA needs, but they also contain clauses that could add new layers of bureaucracy and uncertainty to SA’s cumbersome work visa system...

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