The laws in the human society vary from place to place and community to community. Some of these are for the common good of the people, some are tough and some rather stupid that gets on to your nerves. Again, there are laws from around the world which are termed as ‘weird laws’ by the inhabitants themselves. But the bottom line is however crazy these laws might be, as citizens it is mandatory to follow.
As I have already mentioned you might come across a number of strange laws which are absolutely absurd in nature. But the most weird and annoying part is that these laws have to be strictly followed by the citizens otherwise they will be subjected to heavy penalty; sometimes as severe as death. You have no other option then to abide by these weird laws and avoid falling into any kind of trouble. We have come up with a list of 20 top weird laws from around the world which will take you back in surprise. They are considered ‘stupid’ by those citizens who need to follow them strictly. What a pity!
Check out these top 20 weird laws from around the world
1. No Chewing Gum
Chewing gum is strictly prohibited in Singapore. The reason being, authorities have noticed that a large amount of chewed bubble gum is stuck on cars and subways making the city dirty and unsanitary. Therefore, if anyone found chewing gum in Singapore, they are fined heavily.
2. Flesh Trade, Legal
Flesh trade is one of the forbidden laws in most countries. But, the Sweden government does not seem to mind flesh trade. This is not it, if a buyer purchases anything from the prostitute, he will be criminally charged.
3. Bird Feeding, a Bad Idea
If you are fond of pigeons, you cannot pamper them with food in Venice. Try not to abide by this law and face the heavy penalty fee. Weird!
4. Say No to Peanuts
Sorry to say that if you are a die-hard fan of peanuts, you cannot enjoy them in the United States. Anyone caught eating peanuts near a church will have to pay a heavy price for it. Therefore, watch out!
5. Children – Three is crowd
Well, in Kerela, India, there is this weird law that if you have a third child, you need to pay a heavy price as penalty.
6. Good Bye Fishing
If you love fishing on a Sunday just to be amidst quite nature, you can not do so in the United Kingdom. It is against the law to go fishing on a Sunday.
7. Building Sand Castles in the Air
In Italy, you are prohibited to build castles on any beach. If you are caught breaking the law, you will be charged heavily. Therefore, next time you are in a beach in Italy with your kids, watch out.
8. Thief Luck – Good Luck
This rule is interesting in Washington. If you decide to rob a house, make sure you inform the police beforehand. The most hilarious and weird of all.
9. Smoking is Injurious to Health
Smoking is injurious to health. Well, the citizens in Netherlands follow this idea too strongly. If you are found smoking in public places in Netherlands, you will have to pay a heavy price. However, one can smoke a joint and you won’t have to pay those charges! Strange, right?
10. Kissing Paradise
France, the country of love advocates this weird law that when you bid goodbye to your lover, you must do that with a kiss at the train station. If you forget to do that, you will have to face a long time in prison. All the best!
11. Cleanliness is Next to Godliness
If you are found with a dirty car in Russia, you will be fined heavily. Russians do not like people driving around in dirty cars. A good business for the car washers, I must say.
12. Driving Drunk, not Safe at all
Driving drunk is a criminal offense everywhere in the world. But, it is damn too strict for the citizens of San Salvador. Drunk drivers are beheaded if caught.
13. Pregnancy with a Boon
Being pregnant in the United Kingdom has a lot of advantages. A pregnant woman can relieve herself anywhere she wants to in UK if she is pregnant. Well, the baby bump is a boon to the ladies there.
14. Fire Emergency
If you are in a night gown and need to be rescued in a fire in Missouri, I am afraid you won’t be rescued. It is against the law for firemen to rescue women in nightdresses.
15. Dog’s Love at its Extreme
The love for dog is most extreme in Oklahoma. It is not a big deal to play with your dog. But, if you are found guilty teasing your dog with funny faces, you will be put behind bars. Strange but true!
16. Mustache Trouble, Big trouble
Mustache can bring trouble to your love life in USA. A weird law which has been passed in USA states that men with mustaches who kiss their lover or wife will be dealt with severely.
17. Strange Obsession
If you have a fetish towards animals, no one will stop you from making love to them as long as the animal is a female in Lebanon.
18. Gynecologist’s Plight
In Bahrain, your gynecologist will never look at you with his naked eyes but instead through a mirror. This law is followed very strictly in Bahrain and may lead to ugly consequences.
19. Not a Good Idea to Get Naughty
Watch out if you plan on getting naughty with yourself in Indonesia as you may be beheaded. According to a law in Indonesia, if anyone is caught masturbating, he/ she will be beheaded.
20. Obesity is Injurious to the Economy
If you are obese in Japan, you will need to pay a heavy penalty. This weird law states that obesity in Japan is offensive.
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