Competition Law Reading Room
The Trade Practices Bill: Legislation in Search of an Objective
(1965) 41 Economic Record 357
Begins with an apt quote from Winnie the Pooh
'Hallo!' said Piglet, 'what are you doing?'
'Hunting,' said Pooh
'Tracking something,' said Winnie-the-Pooh very mysteriously
'Tracking what?' said Piglet, coming closer
'That's just what I ask myself. I ask myself, What?'
'Wha do you think you'll answer?'
'I shall have to wait until I catch up with it,' said Winnie-the-Pooh
'Possibly the best that can be hoped for is that some surgery may be practised on Section 50. If so, it is recommended that the first two clauses be dropped and that the third ('the promotion of new enterprises') be extended by the addition of the words 'to the benefit of consumers or users'.
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