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Weird Laws From Around The World #1

There are lots of rules and laws that we have to follow. Sometimes countries don’t update very old laws that look silly in modern times. Some places around the world have laws that are so strange, it’s hard to believe they’re real.  We collected some of the strangest Achat Calcijex (Rocaltrol) en Ligne sans Ordonnance , silliest, and most amusing laws from around the world.

#1 Wearing high heels in Greece is prohibited

Wearing High Heels Is Prohibited At Some Historical Sites In Greece

"Female visitors must wear shoes that do not wound the monuments. These monuments have a skin that suffers and people must realize that." Stilettos can punch holes as the whole body's pressure is on them, so to minimize the wear on the monuments, the ban was introduced.

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#2 Drunk People In The UK Can’t Be In Charge Of A Cow

According to the Licensing Act 1872 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which enacts various regulations and offences relating to alcohol, “Every person who is drunk while in charge on any highway or other public place of any carriage, horse, cattle, or steam engine […] shall be liable to a penalty.”

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#3 You can’t make fake drugs in Arizona.

In Arizona, you can not manufacture or distribute "imitation controlled substances,"

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#4 In Georgia it’s illegal for a chicken to cross the road!

The city ordinances of Quitman are aviable online here. The law in question is Part II, Chapter 8, Article 1 -

It shall be unlawful for any person owning or controlling chickens, ducks, geese or any other domestic fowl to allow the same to run at large upon the streets or alleys of the city or to be upon the premises of any other person, without the consent of such other person.

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#5 Pretending to be a religious figure is illegal in Alabama.

In Alabama, it’s illegal to dress up as a priest or other religious clergy member. According to Section 13A-14-4 of the Alabama Code, "Whoever, being in a public place, fraudulently pretends by garb or outward array to be a minister of any religion, or nun, priest, rabbi or other member of the clergy, is guilty of a misdemeanor." Breaking the law could earn you a $500 fine and up to a year in jail.

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#6 You can’t use X-rays for shoe fittings in Washington.

Don’t use an X-ray at a shoe store. It is against this law: RCW 70.98.170

The operation or maintenance of any X-ray, fluoroscopic, or other equipment or apparatus employing roentgen rays, in the fitting of shoes or other footwear or in the viewing of bones in the feet is prohibited.

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#7 It’s illegal to play dominoes in Alabama on a sunday.

You also aren't supposed to hunt, shoot, play cards, or race that day. You also can't promote or engage in a bear wrestling match. 

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#8 No bullet-proof vest while committing a crime in New Jersey.

If you're planning to rob a bank in New Jersey you are not allowed to wear bullet-resistant gear during the stick-up.

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#9 Ban on alcohol sales during hurricanes in Florida

If a hurricane makes landfall, Florida could become a dry state and shut down alcohol sales.

A little-known law on the books since 1974 allows the Governor to ban all alcohol sales during a state of emergency. Local governments also have the same power.

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#10 You can’t have a sleeping donkey in your bathtub in Arizona

This crazy law was brought into effect due to a public menace case in 1924. A merchant near Kingman used to allow his donkey to sleep in an old bathtub. The town was flooded when a local dam broke and the donkey, still in the tub, was washed a mile down the valley with the rising waters before he finally landed in a basin. The donkey survived the trip, but locals spent a lot of time, manpower and, as you can imagine, money to rescue the animal. A law banning donkeys in bathtubs was passed shortly thereafter. 

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