Although laws are created to protect the citizens of a state and sanction the ones breaking them, some countries have downright ridiculous such legal rules that most of us find absurd and nonsensical.
United Kingdom – renowned for its numerous ridiculous and downright absurd laws, Great Britain stands out in Europe through the fact that it is legally prohibited to die in the Parliament. What’s the worst that could happe
Japan – one of the strictly traditions of the Asian world became a law, namely the honor law of marriage which states that by law and honor, an elder brother can ask for the hand of his younger brother’s girlfriend and bot
Philippines – a slightly insane car plate law states that cars with license plates ending in 1 or 2 are banned from the roads on Mondays, 3 or 4 on Tuesdays, 5 or 6 on Wednesday, 7 or 8 on Thursdays and 9 or 0 on Friday.
California, U.S.A. – all animals are prohibited to mate within 1,500 feet of any school, church or tavern. Of course this law is absurd and totally ignored.
Swaziland – A not so ridiculous law to the members of this patriarchic country bans all girls and women to wear men clothing, especially pants and if they are caught in public breaking this code, the clothes are forcibly t
Israel – It is prohibited to lick your nose on the Sabbath, but fortunately this law only applies to Jewish believers and not the ordinary citizens. So, please continue what you were doing
Germany – there’s a law stating that pillows are passive weapons. Why? No one knows…
France – the law that strictly bans owners from naming their pigs Napoleon, in respect to the great French general. The funny part is that most of the citizens are not aware of its existence, and the few that do, consider
Greece – The final version of the interdiction of electronic games law was passed on December 8th, 2003, policymakers concluding that it was too difficult to make a difference between illegal and harmless games.
China - the one child policy was a controversial project put into effect in 1987 targeting the decrease in the vast population of China.