The contempt some business people show for the laws of the land gets bigger every Easter.
The deal seems to be that if you are a corporate law-breaker the authorities will turn a blind eye but if you are some other sort of crim, then you should be caught and (if Alf is sitting on the bench) flung into jail for a long time.
It’s bollocks and makes it hard for Alf to press for all law-breakers to be rounded up and punished.
But that, sadly, is the way things have turned out.
According to this report at Stuff:
Supermarkets which opened in contravention of Easter trading laws did a good trade as shopper numbers in Marlborough swelled thanks to the Omaka Classic Fighters Airshow.
This is a bit like saying shoplifters who stole goods in contravention of the laws on theft did nicely, thank you, from their stealing of groceries at the weekend.