25 most absurd laws around the world

25 most absurd laws around the world


The legislative system is harshly criticized from some social groups, which propose the abolition of all law. These groups would be shocked to see the list published by The Times, which includes the most absurd laws collected around the world. They are norms of the United States, England, Indonesia or Bahrain, with a common feature: they are unusual. The 25 standards:


  1. If a dead whale appears on the British coasts, the head is the king’s. However, the tail belongs to the queen in case you need the bones for your corset.
  2. In Bahrain, a doctor can examine a woman’s genitals, but she is strictly forbidden to look at them directly during the exam, and she can only see her reflection in a mirror.
  3. In London it is illegal to ride in a taxi if you have the plague.
  4. In Vermont (United States), women need signed permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
  5. In the US city of Boulder, Colorado, it is illegal to kill a bird within the city limits, as well as own a pet (legally, citizens are only “supervisors” of them).
  6. In the city of York (England), it is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient walls, but only if he carries a bow and arrows.
  7. In Chester (England), the Welsh cannot enter the city before sunrise, and cannot remain in it once it has set.
  8. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry concealed weapons that exceed two meters in length.
  9. In Florida (USA), single women who parachute on Sundays can be imprisoned.
  10. In the UK, a man who feels compelled to urinate in public can do so as long as he points to the wheel of his vehicle and keeps his right hand resting on it.
  11. In El Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished with death before a firing squad.
  12. It is permissible to walk a flock of sheep along the London Bridge without having to pay toll, as is the case with the geese at Cheapside.
  13. In the United Kingdom, men under 14 must practice archery daily.
  14. In Indonesia, masturbation is punishable by decapitation.
  15. In Miami, it is illegal to walk by the police station in skateboarding.
  16. In Lancashire (England), if a policeman stops you at the seashore, it is forbidden to incite a dog to bark.
  17. In the United Kingdom, a pregnant woman can urinate wherever she wants, even in a police helmet.
  18. Royal British Navy ships entering the Port of London must provide a barrel of rum to those in charge of the Tower of London.
  19. In Ohio (USA), it is illegal to have a drunken fish.
  20. In Alabama, it is illegal to blindfold a person while driving their vehicle.
  21. In the UK, it is illegal not to tell the tax collector what you do not want him to know. However, you can hide what you would not mind knowing.
  22. In France, it is illegal to name a Napoleon pig.
  23. In the United Kingdom, it is considered an act of treason to put upside down a postage stamp in which an image of the British monarchy appears.
  24. It is illegal to die in the British Parliament.
  25. It is against the law that a taxi transport corpses or rabid dogs in London.


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