Funny Laws

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FUNNY LAWS (some may be out of date/obsolete, but they make a good read)

 Source: Legal Spider

  • A Chicago law forbids eating in a place that is on fire


  • In China, to go to college you must be intelligent


  • In Vermont, Women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.


  • In Oshawa, Canada it's illegal to climb trees.


  • You must pay a fine of $600 in Thailand if you're caught throwing away chewed bubble gum on the sidewalk. If you do not pay the fine, you are jailed


  • In Nebraska, A parent can be arrested if her/his child cannot hold back a burp during a church service.


  • It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on in North Dakota, USA.


  • In Minnesota, a person may not cross state lines with a duck atop their head


  • In Texas, It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing


  • Liquor stores may not sell milk in Indiana, USA.


  • Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown in Florida, USA


  • In Halethorpe, it is illegal to kiss for more than one second


  • In Victoria, Australia, It is illegal to wear hot pink pants after midday Sunday.


  • In Tulsa, Oklahoma, it is against the law to open a soda bottle without the supervision of a licensed engineer.


  • In Denmark, Attempt to escape from prison is not illegal, however, if one he is caught he is required to serve out the remainder of his term.


  • In Oklahoma, Dogs must have a permit signed by the mayor in order to congregate in groups of three or more on private property


  • A fine of $25 can be levied for flirting. This old law specifically prohibits men from turning around on any city street and looking "at a woman in that way." A second conviction for a crime of this magnitude calls for the violating male to be forced to wear a "pair of horse-blinders" wherever and whenever he goes outside for a stroll – New York, USA


  • In Paulding, Ohio, a policeman may bite a dog to quiet him.


  • In Oklahoma, Violators can be fined, arrested, or jailed for making ugly faces at a dog.


  • In Germany, It is illegal to wear a mask.


  • In Sweden, While prostitution is legal, it is illegal for anyone to use the services of a prostitute.


  • In Eureka, men who wear moustaches are forbidden from kissing women


  • In San Francisco, it is illegal to wipe one's car with used underwear


  • In Singapore, Chewing gum on subways may result in fines and/or jail time


  • The state law of Pennsylvania prohibits singing in the bathtub


  • In Switzerland, You may not wash your car on a Sunday


  • A Kentucky statute says: "No female shall appear in a bathing suit on any highway within this state unless she is escorted by at least two officers or unless she be armed with a club." Later, an amendment proposed: "The provisions of this statute shall not apply to any female weighing less than sixty pounds nor exceeding 200 pounds; nor shall it apply to female horses."


  • In Montral, Canada, You may not swear in French


  • In Vermont, It is illegal to deny the existence of God


  • Clinton County, Ohio, calls for a fine for anyone caught leaning against a public building.


  • A Canadian law states that citizens may not publicly remove bandages.


  • Los Angeles law forbids hunting moths under a street light


  • In Waterloo, barbers are forbidden from eating onions between 7am and 7pm


  • If you are released from prison, it is required that you are given a handgun with bullets and a horse, so you can ride out of town in Alberta, Canada.


  • In Minnesota, it's illegal to tease skunks


  • In Scotland, if anyone knocks on your door and wishes to use the commode, you must let them enter


  • In South Korea, Traffic police are required to report all bribes that they receive from motorists


  • In Tasmania, Australia, Until the Port Arthur Killings it was legal to own an AK-47 but not legal to be gay.


  • In Haifa, Israel, It is forbidden to bring bears to the beach.


  • Mince pies are not to be eaten on Christmas Day, in England.


  • In Port Huron, the speed limit for ambulances in 20 m.p.h.


  • It is legal for a male to urinate in public, as long it is on the rear wheel of his motor vehicle and his right hand is on the vehicle, in England.


  • In Illinois, According to state law, it is illegal to speak English. The officially recognized language is "American."


  • The penalty for jumping off a building is death in New York, USA.


  • It is illegal to take more than 2 baths a month within Boston confines


  • A bed may not be hung out of a window, in England.


  • In Louisiana, It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.


  • New Hampshire law forbids you to tap your feet, nod your head, or in any way keep time to the music in a tavern, restaurant, or caf




Edited by MysticaMagic - 07 August 2004 at 4:13pm

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Morgoth IF-Rockerz

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What's weird is that most of them still exist!
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Thumbs Up great job mysticamagic
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