Weirdest Laws Around The World That Makes No Sense
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Most Weirdest Laws Around The World That Makes No Sense
When travelling around the world, it's not always a bad idea to do your research on local laws and traditions. Not only could this keep you out of trouble, but it can also help you get the most out of your holiday.
Turns out there are a lot of places that have strange laws, though many are hopefully archaic and rarely enforced. However, there are some weird and wonderful rules that surely nobody is expected to follow.
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Chewing Is Illegal
Chewing gum is completely illegal in Singapore since 1992. There is a ban on importing chewing gum into Singapore.
Under the rule, only nicotine gum is allowed, but even then someone can get it from a doctor with a prescription.
No gum is allowed to be bought or sold inside Singapore and there is a $500 fine for spitting out gum on the streets.
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Forgetting Wife Birthday Is Crime
Its a crime to forget your wife’s birthday in Samoa.
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Cuddle In Swaziland
There's a hot spring called 'Cuddle Puddle' in Swaziland. Make no mistake, it is ONLY meant for cuddling. No sex!
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Divorced Woman Can Not Do Sky Diving
In Florida it is illegal for a divorced or a widowed woman to skydive on a Sunday afternoon. If it is happen then that woman has to pay fine.
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Die In Parliament Is Illegal
It is just one of the craziest laws in Britain that has recently been removed from the rule book. The reason people are banned from dying in parliament is that the buildings count as a Royal Palace.
The author of the 'The Strange Laws Of Old Britain' Nigel Cawthorne mentioned in his book that this law is made because to die in a parliament is not good. So if someone is sick then they will take you out.
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Flushing Toilet Is Illegal
Flushing the loo after 10pm in an apartment building is illegal in the country of Switzerland. The Government consider it noise pollution.
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Chicken Crossing Road Is Illegal
If you own any chickens in Quitman, Georgia, it's illegal to let them cross the road. Simply put, the law essentially wants owners to have their chickens under control at all times.
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Fart Bursting Is Illegal
If you fart after the 6 pm then you will get punished too. So for farting you need privacy.
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Kissing While Driving Is Illegal
There is a 415 Euro fine in Eboli, Italy, for kissing in a moving vehicle. It makes sense in the point of view of safety.
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Sex With Domestic Animal Is Legal
In Iran, it is legal to have sex with domesticated animals, but you're definitely not allowed to have sex with wild animals.
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Make Funny Face To Your Dog Is Illegal
In Oklahoma, you can be fined, arrested or jailed for making ugly faces at a dog.
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More Than One Glass Wine Is Illegal For Married Woman
In La Paz, Bolivia a married woman cannot drink more than one glass of wine. There is no sense in the law.
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Marry To Dead Person Is Legal
In France, it is legal to marry a dead person.
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Drying Couple's Underwear Is Illegal
In Minnesota, USA, it is against the law to hang female and male underwear together on the same washing line.
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Naming Pig Is Illegal
So the law no longer states Napoleon specifically, but instead says that it's illegal to offend the heads of state by naming your pig after them.
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Peeing In Ocean Is Illegal
You can’t pee in the ocean in Portugal, if you did it then you can go to jail too.
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Being Sad Is Illegal
Milan in Italy states that it is a legal requirement to smile at all times, except during funerals or hospital visits. Frowners could face a hefty fine.