Mega List of the World’s Weirdest Laws

  1. In Afghanistan, the Taliban militia banned women from wearing white socks just in case men find them attractive.
  2. In Iceland, anyone is allowed to practice medicine provided they display the word “Scottulaejnir” meaning “Quack doctor”quack_doctor
  3. In Iran, It is illegal to eat snakes on a Sunday.
  4. In Louisiana, USA, if you bite someone with your own teeth it is considered a ‘Simple assault’ but if you bite someone with your dentures it is an ‘aggravated assault.’
  5. In Chico, California, USA, the law says that anybody who detonates a nuclear device within the city limits is liable to a fine of $500.
  6. In Paraguay, pistol dueling is legal just as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
  7. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon more than six-feet long.
  8. In Chester, England, Welshmen are forbidden from entering the city before sunrise and from staying after sunset.
  9. In the city of York, England, it is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient city walls, but only if he is carrying a bow and
  10. In Vermont, women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear prosthetic teeth.
  11. In Milan, Italy, there is a law that requires citizens to smile at all times or risk a hefty fine. The only exceptions are when visiting hospitals and funerals.
  12. In Burma it is illegal to get internet access. If a person is found in possession of a modem he can be imprisoned.
  13. In Conorsville, Wisconsin, USA, it is illegal for a man to fire a gun while his wife is having an orgasm.
  14. In Florida, USA, it is illegal to have sex with a porcupine.
  15. In London, England, there is a law that states London Taxi cabs must carry a bale of hay at all times.
  16. In Denmark, it is illegal to start your car without first checking to see if there are any children asleep underneath it.
  17. In Switzerland it is against the law for men to urinate standing up after 10pm which is the same time that it is illegal to flush the toilet.
  18. In British Columbia, Canada, it is illegal to kill a Sasquatch or Bigfoot if one is ever found.
  19. In Alberta, Canada, a released convict is entitled to a gun and a horse to ride out of town on.
  20. In London, England, wife beating is legal just as long as it is not after 9pm and it doesn’t disturb the neighbors.
  21. In Lebanon men are allowed to have sex with any other animal just as long as it is a female. If a man is caught having sex with a male animal then the penalty is death.
  22. In Minnesota, USA, it is against the law to hang male and female underwear together on the same washing line.
  23. In Santa Cruz, Bolivia, it is illegal for a man to have sex with a woman and her daughter at the same time.
  24. In Singapore, if a person is caught littering the streets more than 3 times he is forced to make an appearance on TV with a bib around his neck saying “I’m a litterer.”
  25. In Denmark, it is not illegal for a convicted prisoner to escape from prison. If the escapee is caught he only serves the rest of his sentence.
  26. In Toronto, Canada, it is illegal to ride a streetcar on a Sunday if you have been eating garlic.
  27. In China, drivers who stop at pedestrian crossings may receive a fine or a warning under the Beijing Traffic Laws
  28. In Denmark, if a car is overtaking a horse-drawn carriage and the horse becomes agitated, the driver must pull over and if necessary cover the car from the horse’s view.
  29. In Israel, no person is allowed to dress or undress with the light switched on.
  30. In Paraguay, a man who catches his wife with someone else in bed is legally permitted to kill his wife and her lover providing he acts immediately.
  31. In Qatar, if an unmarried woman falls pregnant she is banned from using hospitals or calling for any medical assistance. Her only options are to do without healthcare or leave the country.
  32. In Turkey, all drivers must carry a hygienic body bag suitable for carrying a body up to 260 pounds (120 kilos). Failure to do so will result in a fine and possible a 6 month jail sentence.
  33. In South Korea, traffic policemen are required to report all bribes that they receive from motorists.
  34. In Toronto, Canada, it’s illegal to drag a dead horse down Younge St on a Sunday!
  35. In Scotland, if someone knocks on your door and requires the use of your toilet, you must let them enter.
  36. In Ohio, USA, it is illegal to get a fish drunk.
  37. In Quitman, Georgia, USA, It’s illegal for a chicken to cross the road.
  38. In Ohio, USA, it is against the law to set your mule on fire if it balks.
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