Some Strange Laws from All Around The World :)

19 Nov

We have all heard of some pretty silly laws. Here are several of the
craziest I have ever heard of. (With the exception of #25, I think it is an
unwritten law everywhere…)

  1. In Bozeman, Montana, a law prohibits all sexual activity from the front yard of a home after sundown.
  2. In Salt Lake County, Utah, it’s illegal to walk down the street carrying a violin in a paper bag.
  3. In San Francisco, it’s illegal to pile horse manure more than six feet high on a street corner.
  4. In Devon, Texas, it is against the law to make furniture while you are nude.
  5. In Oklahoma, you can be arrested for making ugly faces at a dog. ( What if it’s an ugly dog…?)
  6. In California it is illegal for a vehicle without a driver to exceed 60 miles per hour.
  7. In Florida men seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown can be fined.
  8. In South Carolina it is legal to beat your wife on the court house steps on Sundays.
  9. In Tennessee, you are breaking the law if you drive while sleeping…
  10. In New York, the penalty for jumping off a building is: Death. ( Go figure…)
  11. In Danville, Pennsylvania, all fire hydrants must be checked one hour before all fires.
  12. In Pennsylvania, it’s against the law to tie a dollar bill on a string on the ground and pull it away when someone tries to pick it up.
  13. In New York City, it’s illegal for a restaurant to call a sandwich a “corned beef sandwich” if it’s made with white bread and mayonnaise. ( I agree 100%! )
  14. In California it is illegal to set a mouse trap without a hunting license.
  15. In France, it is against the law to sell an “E.T” doll. They have a law forbidding the sale of dolls that do not have human faces.
  16. In Athens, Greece, a driver’s license can be taken away if the driver is thought to be either “poorly dressed” or “unbathed”
  17. In Calgary Alberta, there is still a by-law that requires businesses within the city to provide rails for tying up horses.
  18. In Wilbur, Washington, it is illegal to ride an ugly horse. ( but can you make faces at him? )
  19. In Louisiana, biting someone with your natural teeth is considered “simple assault,” but biting someone with your dentures is “aggravated assault.”
  20. In the state of Washington, it is illegal to have sex with a virgin under any circumstances. (Including the wedding night.)
  21. In Switzerland, it is illegal for a man to relieve himself while standing up after 10pm.( even with the light on? )
  22. In Florida, it is illegal to fart in a public place after 6 P.M. on Thursdays.
  23. In Massachusetts, it is illegal to go to bed without first having a bath. (However, another law prohibits bathing on Sunday)
  24. In Jidda, Saudi Arabia, women were banned from using hotel swimming pools in 1979.
  25. In Samoa, it’s a crime to forget your own wife’s birthday…
  26. In Australia,A person is not allowed to roam on the streets wearing black clothes and felt shoes together with black shoe polish on the face as these are worn by cat burglars
  27. Naming an animal that you plan to eat is illegal in Australia
  28. In AustraliaWalking on the right hand side of the pavement is illegal .
  29. And In India A Person Who is not qualified for any job can be a minister
  30. In Philippines, cars whose license plates end with a 1 or 2 are not allowed on the roads on Monday, 3 or 4 on Tuesday, 5 or 6 on Wednesday, 7 or 8 on Thursday, and 9 or 0 on Friday from 7:00 AM onwards to keep roads free of traffic jams.
  31. In Singapore, it is illegal to come within 50 meters of a pedestrian crossing marker on any street.
  32. In South Korea, traffic policemen are required to report all bribes that they receive from motorists.
  33. In Sweden, prostitution is legal but it is illegal to use the services of a prostitute.
  34. In Switzerland, it is illegal to flush the toilet after 10 PM.
  35. In Thailand, it is illegal to leave your house without wearing underwear.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: