Not So Mad Anymore
Your story ‘It’s a Mad, Mad World’ (August) about crazy laws was very humorous. However, the very last craziness mentioned is out of date. The West Australian parliament passed an act repealing the Potato Marketing Corporation effective from December 31, 2016. DAVID SWAIN, MANJIMUP (POTATO-GROWING AREA), WA
Editor’s note: Our apologies. The 1946 Act, which was repealed in 2016, made it an offence to be in possession of more than 50kg of potatoes in Western Australia, unless purchased from an authorised grower or retailer.