Consider, for example, that in the private sector there is considerable scope for flexibility. This applies particularly to smaller companies which have not grown to a size where they become bureaucratic, almost in the mould of a government department. 30-day period for public comment, the Independent Electoral Commission’s (IEC) deadline for the next elections will be missed and the change will not be accommodated. The question is: why was this matter not addressed in good time? After all, it has been pending since 2000.