Bizarre laws in different countries of the world
Funny laws in force in different countries.
As a rule, the laws written to regulate the lives of people in a given country. But among the thousands of routine law there, to put it mildly, inadequate. This material contains 19 wonderful laws that apply in the different countries in fact.
1. It is forbidden to play in the snow
It is impossible to play snowballs.
In Arizona and Topeka banned from playing in the snow. The authorities believe that this game is aggressive and dangerous. Therefore, in the snowy days on the streets the police on duty, ready to fine violators.
2. Sharing a password from the Netflix
It is impossible to share a password from Netflix.
In 2011, the Governor of the State of Tennessee has signed the law, which prohibits to share with people who are not relatives, a password from the entertainment resource Netflix. Violation of the ban is equivalent to stealing.
3. It is forbidden to shoot Bigfoot
Do not shoot Bigfoot.
In Skaymeniya County, Washington is strictly forbidden to shoot and even send weapons in the direction of the yeti. So, if you find Bigfoot in the US better run, but do not shoot.
4. Do not collect rainwater
It is forbidden to collect rainwater.
In some US states, rainwater harvesting is illegal. For example, in Utah, Colorado and Washington are not allowed to collect rain water for their own needs. According to the authorities rain belongs to somebody and his collection is a kind of theft.
5. It is forbidden to sell not crunchy cucumber
It is impossible to sell pickled cucumbers that do not crunch.
In Connecticut, it is forbidden to sell salted and pickled cucumbers that do not crunch. There is even a special commission, which ensures that all the cucumbers were firm and crispy.
6. It is forbidden to keep goldfish
It is impossible to keep in the aquarium goldfish.
In 2004, the City of Monza in Italy, passed a law forbidding the keeping of goldfish in the aquarium. According to authorities, the fish living in the aquarium, have a distorted conception of the world and suffer in captivity.
7. Do not give children strange names
It is forbidden to call the children strange names.
Danish authorities strictly related to how parents anoint their children. Unusual, funny and also religious names are banned. To parents it was easier to set up a special committee a list of 7,000 names, which are allowed to call their children.
8. It is forbidden to wear high heels
You can not wear heels higher than 5 cm.
In the city of Carmel, California, women are forbidden to wear high heels in the city. Heel permissible length of 5 centimeters or less.
9. It is forbidden to give change a trifle
Do not give change a trifle.
Canada is forbidden to surrender a large number of coins. In addition, the melting of coins is strictly punished by the state.
10. Businessmen are not allowed to have extra weight
Businessmen can not be overweight.
Japan is serious about the problems associated with being overweight citizens. So, in 2008, came into force a law that obliges all companies and municipalities each year to measure the waist circumference of their employees. Also, there is a law that prohibits people who are overweight do business.
11. Do not eat french fries fork
It is forbidden to eat french fries with a fork.
It has long French fries has become almost a national dish of America and in some cities to this dish are treated with special respect. For example, in the city of Gainesville in Georgia are forbidden to eat french fries using cutlery.
12. You can not include garlands after the holidays
Do not use garlands after the holidays.
Americans love the New Year holidays and have a whole culture decorate their homes. However, there is a certain Regulations, sets a time limit when it is time to get rid of festive decorations. For example, in Maine, the availability of working garlands after January 14 is an offense punishable by a fine.
13. The ban on witchcraft
Do not engage in sorcery.
In Canada strictly prohibited from engaging in witchcraft, if you are not a real magician. It is also forbidden to impersonate a sorcerer, or to pretend that doing magic. The penalty for violators determined by the court.
14. In the distillery stores can not sell soft drinks
Alcoholic Liquor stores are prohibited from selling soft drinks.
Liquor Stores Indiana can trade only in alcoholic beverages. Sale of water and other non-alcoholic beverages is punishable by a fine.
15. It is forbidden to show the transmission of time travel
It is impossible to show the transmission of time-travel.
China has banned all films and programs about time travel. Chinese authorities have banned many fantastic bands, cultivating their feudal superstitions and fiction that introduces people into error.
16. You can not drink a beer standing
It is forbidden to drink beer while standing.
In some counties, Texas, where no valid prohibition, there is another funny ban. Lovers of beer bottle is recommended to do it sitting. If you want to drink standing up, by law, you can do no more than three sips. It oversees compliance with the law by the police.
17. It is forbidden to chew gum and bring
Do not chew the cud and bring.
Singapore banned chewing gum, being on the street. The only exceptions are special gum purchased by prescription. In addition, the country has strict laws prohibiting the import and distribution of chewing gum. Violators may be arrested for one year and fined $ 5,500.
18. Do not wear loose pants
The law forbidding men to wear loose pants.
In some counties, Illinois, Alabama and Louisiana, men are strictly forbidden to wear loose pants showing underwear.
19. You can not spit on the street
It is forbidden to spit in public places.
In New York City, Dodge City, and even some counties banned spitting in public places. The only exception is the baseball field. Violators may shlopotat rather big penalty.