Government's inter-ministerial committee announced changes to the controversial visa regulations last week.
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Inbound travellers from visa-exempt countries do not have to carry unabridged birth certificates for children travelling with them.
However, South Africans travelling abroad will still have to present unabridged birth certificates when leaving the country.
Home Affairs Director General, Mkuseni Apleni unpacked the adjustments to the controversial visa laws.
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@RediTlhabi was the visa regulations implemented too quickly, without the necessary data to back it up?— Tiaan van Zyl (@TiaanVZyl) October 27, 2015
@RediTlhabi Its called Ping-pong policy making, if people don't complain then everything is good otherwise let just say we have changed it— Kay Dee (@kudanmedia) October 27, 2015
So countries with no visa requirements do not traffic kidss? Hence no need 4 unabridged? Entire concept was flawed from start @RediTlhabi.— Irene DN (@irene4usall) October 27, 2015
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