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Strangest Laws from United Kingdom

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Strande laws from all times in the UK

Rated 0 points - posted 8 years ago by irina in category World.
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If you are a man and you wish to relieve yourself in open space, you can only do it aiming your own car’s back wheel and keeping your right hand on the car. Report Abuse
Yes, it is much easier if you’re a pregnant lady.
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It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament. Report Abuse
So, if you’re there and you feel a heart attack coming, don’t spend the time calling an ambulance, get out of the building, then call the ambulance.
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It is illegal to use a camera tripod in the parks of London. Report Abuse
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Every boy that is over 14 has to take lessons two hours a day of longbow. Report Abuse
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Any pregnant woman can legally relieve herself anywhere, even in the helmet of a policeman. Report Abuse
I wonder how many pregnant ladies wanted to do that, if they had to mention this in a law.
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You cannot have sex on church steps after sundown in Birmingham. Report Abuse
Maybe you can before sundown?
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In 1865, in England, any carriage going on a highway had to have a crew of three men. One had to walk in front of the carriage with a red flag, to prevent accidents. Report Abuse
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If you want to kill somebody legally, you can kill a Scotsman in York, within the ancient city boundary, but only if he has a bow and arrow. Report Abuse
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If you have a flock of sheep, you can take it across London Bridge free of tax. Report Abuse
That’s a good business...
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It is illegal not to tell the taxman anything you don’t want him to know, although you don’t have to tell him anything you don’t want him to know, says the UK’s Tax Avoidance Schemes Regulations from 2006. Report Abuse
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In London, domestic violence is permitted if it happens during the day, before 9pm and doesn’t disturb your neighbors. Report Abuse
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In 1888, if you were riding a bike, you legally had to constantly ring a bell. Report Abuse
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City cabs in London must carry a bale of hay at all times, says the law. Report Abuse
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The body of a dead whale found on the British coast becomes the legal property of royalty. The head will belong to the King, and the tail to the Queen - to use the bones for corsets. Report Abuse
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It is illegal to flag down a taxi In London, if you have the plague. Report Abuse
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You are banned to enter the beach area if a constable sees you inciting a dog to bark. Report Abuse
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All ships that harbor at the London Port must give a barrel of rum to the Constable of the Tower of London. Report Abuse
What do they do with all that rum?
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If you send a letter and put a stamp with the Queen upside down, you can be charged with act of treason. Report Abuse
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It is illegal for a cab to carry rabid dogs or corpses in London. Report Abuse
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In England, in 1837, if a man kissed a woman against her will, she could legally bit off his nose. Report Abuse
If Mike Tyson lived in those times, maybe a piece of an ear wouldn’t have been a problem.
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