Friday, February 27, 2009

Law is the new word for strange

we thought DSAI(Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim) case was strange right?we thought our law is strange.Law supposedly made to make the people good and punish the wrongdoings. Found an article about some strange law all over the world.i do not know that law is funny.Find some law in your house,school,universities,district.u shall found some funny law behind them.You judge with the law below this.Peace Out.

p/s...hopefully i will not be punish after this.Lawmakers should be transparent.Judiciary system for years had been tarnished with bad reputation and image.

  1. It is illegal for a cab in the City of London to carry rabid dogs or corpses.
  2. It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament.
  3. It is an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British monarch upside down.
  4. In France, it is forbidden to call a pig Napoleon.
  5. Under the UK’s Tax Avoidance Schemes Regulations 2006, it is illegal not to tell the taxman anything you don’t want him to know, though you don’t have to tell him anything you don’t mind him knowing.
  6. In Alabama, it is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while driving a vehicle.
  7. In Ohio, it is against state law to get a fish drunk.
  8. 18. Royal Navy ships that enter the Port of London must provide a barrel of rum to the Constable of the Tower of London.
  9. In the UK, a pregnant woman can legally relieve herself anywhere she wants – even, if she so requests, in a policeman’s helmet.
  10. In Lancashire, no person is permitted after being asked to stop by a constable on the seashore to incite a dog to bark.
  11. In Miami, Florida, it is illegal to skateboard in a police station.
  12. In Indonesia, the penalty for masturbation is decapitation.
  13. In England, all men over the age of 14 must carry out two hours of longbow practice a day.
  14. In London, Freemen are allowed to take a flock of sheep across London Bridge without being charged a toll; they are also allowed to drive geese down Cheapside.
  15. In San Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished by death before a firing squad.
  16. In the UK, a man who feels compelled to urinate in public can do so only if he aims for his rear wheel and keeps his right hand on his vehicle.
  17. In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed.
  18. Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon more than six-feet long.
  19. In Chester, Welshmen are banned from entering the city before sunrise and from staying after sunset.
  20. In the city of York, it is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient city walls, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow.
  21. In Boulder, Colorado, it is illegal to kill a bird within the city limits and also to “own” a pet – the town’s citizens, legally speaking, are merely “pet minders”.
  22. In Vermont, women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
  23. In London, it is illegal to flag down a taxi if you have the plague.
  24. In Bahrain, a male doctor may legally examine a woman’s genitals but is forbidden from looking directly at them during the examination; he may only see their reflection in a mirror.

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