The ban to wear high heels. This law was introduced in the US state of Alabama after one woman stepped on the bars overflow and sprained foot. She sued the municipality and won the case. To prevent the emergence of similar lawsuits, the state leadership has decided to adopt a special law.
Additional fee for “extra” children. Since 1987 China has a law on additional taxation of those parents who decided to have more than one child. The fact that China is critically overcrowded, and the authorities have to deal with it.
Prohibition to play video games was introduced in Greece in September 2002. At first there were not allowed to play video games in all Internet cafes, and then the law was revised. Now in Greece, you can not play, not only video games, but also to all the electronic games.
“Soft Weapon”. In Germany, for a long time there is a law according to which the cushions are weapons. Therefore, if you hit with it somebody you can be charged.
Benefits for pregnant women. In the UK a pregnant woman can quite legitimately ask police officer to take off his helmet if there is not another nearby place for her natural needs.
The ban of wearing men’s clothes for women is acting in Swaziland, a small African country. If a woman is seen in men’s clothes, the soldiers may strip her in front of everyone.
The ban on animal mating. It is absolutely amazing and unthinkable, but in the US state of California has a law according to which animals are forbidden to mate if they are at a distance less than 500 meters from a public place.
Ban on driving a car. In the Philippines there is a special law for motorists. The fact that motorists whose license plate numbers ends with 1 or 2 can not ride on the roads on Monday. Owners of numbers with 3 and 4 at the end will be arrested if they drive on Tuesday, 5 and 6 – Wednesday, 7 and 8 – Thursday, 9 and 0 – Friday.
In Japan, it’s legitimate when elder brother could ask for a hand of a girlfriend of his younger brother, and he has no right to refuse him.
The ban on the death. In the UK, it seems that one of the most developed countries of the world, has long been considered illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament. The fact that Parliament has the status of a royal palace and ones who died there have a right to be buried with state honors. The law was repealed recently.
The prohibition on denial of toilet use in Scotland. Residents of the country are obliged to let anyone who comes to their house and asked to use the toilet.
The ban on kissing at railway stations has been working since 1910 in France and the UK. This law was introduced because of the total delay in the departure of trains. At the station, the British town of Warrington in the northwest of the country posted signs “Kissing is forbidden”, but there is a special area for kissing.
In Thailand, you can not ride a motorcycle without a shirt. If you decide to take a ride on this vehicle with a naked torso, then you should pay a fine of $ 10. In addition, it is forbidden to trample on the money, because they have a portrait of King.