Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Amazing and strange laws in the world

In earlier days, the word of King was considered as a law.  But today the laws are formed after discussions and public opinions and surveys.  Here are some strange laws followed in different parts of the world.

  • Singapore maintains cleanliness and hygiene.  Chewing and sale of bubble gum in Singapore is completely banned.  People will be punished if they fail to flush the toilets.
  • Driving after drinking alcohol is a sin in many parts of the world.  In San Salvador, drunk drivers are punished with death sentence.
  • It is illegal to set up a mouse trap in California if you do not have a hunting license.
  • It is illegal for a single, widowed or divorced woman to parachute on sunday afternoon in Florida.
  • In Mohave county, Arizona, there is a strange punishment.  If any person is caught stealing a soap, he will have to wash himself with the same soap until it is completely used up as a punishment.
  • The penalty for jumping off a building is death in New York.
  • It is illegal to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool in California.
  • You do not see any electronic games in Greece, as they are banned there.
  • It is illegal for a man above 80 years to become a pilot in turkey.

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