Wierd Laws around the World

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People around the world have come up with strange laws in their effort to maintain law and order.
NOTE: Some of the contents may be offensive, so reader are warned.
Source: I found these from TOI newspaper and though about sharing them here.

  1. In Thailand, it is illegal to leave your house if you are not wearing underwear.
  2. In Switzerland, it is illegal to flush the toilet after 10 Ppm if you live in an apartment.
  3. Its also illegal for chicken to lay their egg on a Friday or Saturday in Israel.
  4. In Denmark, attempt to escape from prison is not illegal, howerver, if one is caught he is required to serve out the remainder of his term.
  5. Picking your nose on Saturday is forbidden in Israel.
  6. In Liverpool, it is illegal for a woman to be topless in public except as a clerk in a tropical fish store or in a bank handling foreign currency.
  7. In Ireland, it is illegal for a student to walk through Trinity College without a sword.
  8. In Connersville, Wisconsin, no man can shoot a gun while his female partner is having sexual orgasm.
  9. In Utah, no woman is allowed to do sex with a man while riding in an ambulance. In addition to normal charges, the woman's name will be published in local newspaper. The man does not receive any punishment!
  10. In Texas, 'when two trains meet each other at a railroad crossing, each shall come to a full halt, and neither shall proceed until the other has gone.' [Does make sense]
  11. No man may pirchase alcohol without written consent from his wife in Pennsylvania.
  12. In Pennsylvania,'any motorist driving along the country road at night must stop evry mile and send a rocket signal, wait 10 minutes for the road to be cleared of livestock, and continue'.
  13. In Willowdale, Oregon, no man may curse while having sex with his wife.
  14. In Paulding, Ohio, a policeman can legally bite a dog to quiet him.
  15. In Oxford, Ohio, its illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture.
  16. A man cannot go outside wearing unmatched jacket and pants in Carmel, New York.
  17. In Cresskill, New Jersy, cats must wear three bells to warn birds of their whereabouts.
  18. It's illegal for a husband to make love to his wife if his breath smells like garlic, onions, or sardines in Alexandria, Minnesota. The wife can, by law, force her husband to brush his teeth.
  19. In Michigan, a woman's hair legally belongs to her husband. Consequently she's not allowed to but her own hair without her husband's permission.
  20. All dogs are required to have their hind legs tied during the month of April in Massachusetts.
  21. Carrying an ice cream cone in your pocket is prohibited in Kentuckly.
  22. In Natoma, Kansas, it's aginst the law to pracrise knife-throwing ar men wearing striped suits.
  23. In Zion, Illinois, it's illegal for anyone to lighted cigars to dogs, ctas, and others domesticated animals kept as pets.
  24. In Chicago, eating in a plcae which is one fire is forbidden.
  25. In Kenilworth, Illinois, roosters must be at least 200 feet away from any residence if they wish to crow.
  26. It is illegal for a cab in the city of London to carry rabid dogs or corpses.
  27. It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament in UK.
  28. It is an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British monarch upside down.
  29. In France, it is forbidden to call a pig Napoleon.
  30. Under the UK's Tax Avoidance Schemes Regulations 2006,'it is illegal not to tell the taxman anything you dont want him to know, though you dont have to tell him anything you dont minf\d him knowing.' [Does it make sense?]
  31. In Alabama, it is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while he is driving a vehicle.
  32. In Ohio, it is against state law to get a fish drunk.
  33. Royal Navy ships that enter the port of London must provide a barrel of rum to the Constable of the Tower of London.
  34. In London, a pregnant woman can relieve herself anywhere she wants- even, if she so requests, in a policeman's helmet!!
  35. In Lancashire, no person is permitted adter being asked to stop by a constable on the seashore to incite a dog to bark.
  36. In Miami, Florida, it is illegal to skateboard inside a police station.
  37. In Indonesia , the penalty for masturbation is decapitation.
  38. In England, all men over age of 14 must carry out 2 hours of longbow practice a day.
  39. In London, Freeman are allowed to take a flock of sheep to London Bridge without being charged a toll;they are also allowed to drive geese down cheapside.
  40. In San Salvador, drunk driver can be punished by death before a firing squad.
  41. In UK, who feels compelled to urinate in public can do so only if he aims for his rear wheel and keeps his right hand on his vehicle. {Awesome if practiced in our country too]
  42. In Florida, unmarried woman who parachute on Sundays can be jailed.
  43. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon more than 6 feet long.
  44. In Chester, Welshmen are banned from entering the city before sunrise and from staying after sunset.
  45. In the city of York, it is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient city walls, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow.
  46. In Bouldor, Colorado, it is illegal to kill a bird withing the city limits also to 'own' a pet – the town's citizens, legally speaking are merely 'pet minders'.
  47. In Vermont, women must get written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth!!
  48. In London, it illegal to flag down a taxi if you have a plague.
  49. In Bahrain, a male doctor may legally examine a woman's private parts but is forbidden from looking at them directly during examination' he may only see their reflection in a mirror.
  50. The head of any dead whale found on the British coast iss legally the property of the king, on the other hand, the tail belongs to the queen- in case she needs the bones for her corset.

Readers are free to add any strange laws they know about and suggest some new laws(wacky ones) that may be implemented in our country.

EDIT: These are just funny laws and not to be taken seriously ;)
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In Texas, 'when two trains meet each other at a railroad crossing, each shall come to a full halt, and neither shall proceed until the other has gone.'
In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon more than 6 feet long.


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Not exactly a new law.

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most of them are not correct!!
and most imp. the Indonesia rule is not correct. you cannot do it in public ;) thats it

Here is one: In US, you get ticket for slow driving. wtf?

here in India too by law you get a ticket for slow driving on the expressway. though as usual the law is never implemented. but if you drive at 20-30kmph and the patrol spot you, you are dead ... fine is Rs.2000.
read it in New Bombay Plus once upon a time.
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