A Bill empowering the Wanganui District Council to make by-laws banning Black Power, the Mongrel Mob, Hell’s Angels and other gangs from designated places such as the central business district and parks was introduced into parliament a year ago.
It started off as a local bill, promoted by Chester Borrows, and last night it was enacted.
Fines of up to $2000 (peanuts for mob members) can be imposed for breaches.
That’s peanuts for mob members, maybe. But as a tough law and order bloke, Alf supported the measure.
Actually, he kind of favours stripping gang members of all their clobber and making the buggers go naked. It’s not easy trying to hide your guns, knives and so on up your bare backside.
Nudity would knock ’em down to size, moreover.
But Alf enjoys a good debate and was impressed by the eloquence of some of its opponents.
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