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Funny and Weird Country Laws

Turkey
– All married women must get their husband’s permission if they wish to have a job.

Thailand
– You must pay a fine of $600 in Thailand if you’re caught throwing away chewed bubble gum on the sidewalk.

Philippines
– Cars whose license plates end with a 1 or 2 are not allowed on the roads on Monday, 3 or 4 on Tuesday, 5 or 6 on Wednesday, 7 or 8 on Thursday, and 9 or 0 on Friday.

Switzerland
– Clothes may not be hung to dry on Sunday.
– It is illegal to flush the toilet after 10 P.M.

South Korea
– Traffic police are required to report all bribes that they receive from motorists.

Singapore
– The sale of gum is prohibited.
– Cigarettes are illegal at all public places.
– Oral sex is illegal unless it is used as a form of foreplay.

UK
– Divorces are outlawed.
– It is illegal to be drunk on Licensed Premises (in a pub or bar).
– Placing a postage stamp that bears the Queen (or King) upside down is considered treason.
– Damaging the grass is illegal.

Norway
– Licenses must be bought in order to own television sets and VCRs.

Australia
– Children may not purchase cigarettes, but can smoke them.
– You may never leave your car keys in an unattended vehicle.
– It is illegal to roam the streets wearing black clothes, felt shoes and black shoe polish on your face as these items are the tools of a cat burglar.
– It is illegal to read someone’s tarot, or give them a psychic reading as these are forms of witchcraft.
– Under Australian Communications Authority (ACA) regulations, your modem can’t pick up on the first ring. If it does, the ACA permit for your modem is invalid and there’s a $12000 fine. –
Telecommunications Act 1991

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July 15, 2008 - Posted by | General, Life | , ,

6 Comments »

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  2. filipino -. we have that color coding thing to minimize car travelling on a day to prevent traffic specifically on main roads.

    Comment by saddam | December 6, 2012 | Reply

  3. Yeah…. the australian ones are wrong. i am australian, and i can wear black stuff outside, although it’d look stupid, modem thing is wrong, leaving car keys in your caw is legal though stupid and tarot cards can be read at the local store legally

    Comment by Dave | February 8, 2011 | Reply

    • Yeah, I’m Ausie and I wear black clothes all winter (to attract the sun).

      Comment by Molza | October 19, 2012 | Reply

  4. i will eat a human being.. USA represent

    Comment by shawn rumbaugh | September 28, 2010 | Reply


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