15 Strangest Laws From Around The World
Laws are made to function a seemingly healthy community in a stable and disciplined fashion. However, there are many strange laws still in operation around the world. Some evoke a response of "Is this real?" and others evoke genuine laughter, but technically you could be prosecuted if you break the following laws.
Do Not Feed The Pigeons
It's illegal to feed pigeons in Venice, Italy. The pigeon poop actually pollutes the local buildings and a fine of around 50-600 USD should be enough to deter you.
Do Not Forget Your Underwear
In Thailand, it is illegal to leave the house if you are not wearing underwear.
Do Not Stare At Mannequins
One law to remember when on your family holidays in the UK is that any boy under the age of 10 may not see a naked mannequin!
Do Not Drive a Dirty Car
Dirty cars spotted in Moscow can end up with a 100 USD fine, although how dirty isn't defined.
Do Not Chew a Gum
Chewing gum isn't sold in Singapore and chewing it will get you in trouble, as will feeding the birds, spitting and not flushing public toilets. Singapore is a pristine and immaculate destination and they want to keep it that way.
Do Not Cheat On Exam
In Bangladesh, children 15 and older can be put in jail for cheating on their final examinations. Every year, Bangladeshi government takes strong measures to stop cheating and carries out a massive media campaign to forewarn students through print and television.
Do Not Have a S E X
In Bozeman, Montana, a law prohibits all sexual activity from the front yard of a home after sundown.
Do Not Make Ugly Faces
In Oklahoma, you can be arrested for making ugly faces at a dog.
Do Not Eat Chocolates
In England, it is illegal for a lady to eat chocolates on a public conveyance.
Do Not Look At Moose From An Airplane
Isn't it highly unlikely for the human eye to view a moose from an airplane? Nevertheless, expect your eyes to be scooped out if you break this law!
Do Not Allow Your Dog To Bark
Dogs may not bark after 6 PM. Taping your dog's mouth for this one might not get you a fine. How can one stop dogs from barking after a specific time?
Do Not Drink Alcohol
Alcohol may not be served in nightclubs if dancing is occurring on the premises at the same time. Intoxication may lead to over enjoyment, which may lead to one dancing, how expression of joy is illegal here, is beyond the logical mind.
Do Not Snore
Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked. They actually made this a statute! Uproarious!
Do Not Walk In Public Without a Smile
A person may not be seen in public without a smile on their face. Simply, if you are having a rotten day, some massive grievance just struck you, just keep smiling! No matter what!
Last But Not Least - Beat Your Wife!
In South Carolina it is legal to beat your wife on the courthouse steps on Sundays.