Crazy Laws

In Samoa, it is illegal to forget your wife’s birthday.

In Finland, traffic fines are calculated as a percentage of the offender’s income.

France – It is illegal to kiss on railways.

In Wilbur, Washington, it is illegal to ride an ugly horse.

In California it is illegal to set a mouse trap without a hunting license.

In Jidda, Saudi Arabia, women were banned from using hotel swimming pools in 1979.

In New York, the penalty for jumping off a building is death.

In Swaziland, young girls may not shake hands with men.

In Danville, Pennsylvania, all fire hydrants must be checked one hour before all fires.

In Pennsylvania, it’s against the law to tie a dollar bill on a string on the ground and pull it away when someone tries to pick it up.

In Oklahoma, you can be arrested for making ugly faces at a dog.

In Turkey, all married women must get their husband’s permission if they wish to have a job, they must live wherever the husband wishes to reside, and they must forfeit all jointly held assets upon divorce from her husband.

In Saudi Arabia, women are not allowed to drive cars.

Florida: An elephant tied to a parking meter must pay the regular parking fee.

In Oklahoma, if dogs wish to congregate in groups of three or more on a private property, they need to obtain a permit which must be signed by the Mayor.

In Florida, it is illegal to fart in a public place after 6 P.M. on Thursdays.

Blythe, California – A person must own at least two cows before he can be permitted to wear cowboy boots in public.

In Switzerland, you may not wash your car on a Sunday.

Australia: 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.

England: It is illegal for a male to urinate in public. It is allowed only if the person aims for the rear wheel of his motor vehicle and his right hand is on the vehicle at all the time.

In UK, it’s illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament.

In Alabama, it is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while driving a vehicle.

England: A pregnant woman can legally relieve herself absolutely anywhere she wants; even, if she so requests, in a policeman’s helmet.

Washington, USA: It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police that he is entering the city.

In Denmark, restaurants may not charge for water unless it is accompanied by another item such as ice or a lemon slice.

In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed.