27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The World

Lawmakers get a bad rap, but what would society look like without those brave defenders of law and order? We might have people walking around with Winnie the Pooh shirts near playgrounds! Or attempting reincarnation without doing the proper paperwork! Or just parking their UFO any old place!

Arcane, obtuse, and insulting laws are the very fabric of civilized society. We salute the bureaucrats who spent their precious time on this earth, and taxpayer money, to get these laws on the books:

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The WorldSource: Notre Dame

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SANTA CRUZ You MAY NOT practice metaphysics (without a license) Source: 22 Insane Laws You Won't Believe Exist in the Modern World

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WASHINGTON $2 You MAY NOT shoot Bigfoot. CRACKED COM Source: The 28 Dumbest Things You Didn't Know Are Against The Law

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The WorldSource: Louise Stephen

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The WorldSource: India.gov

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KENTUCKY You MAY NOT dye small animals... + in quantities smaller than 6 per batch. CRACKED.COM Source: The 28 Dumbest Things You Didn't Know Are Against The Law

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The WorldSource: The Sun

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The WorldSource: 22 Insane Laws You Won't Believe Exist in the Modern World

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CANADA You MAY NOT pay with too many coins. Ct 2006 CANAD There's a limit of 25 pennies, 100 nickels, and 20 toonies per transaction. Source: Canadian Currency Act

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The WorldSource: ChateauneufDuPape.org

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INDIANA You MAY NOT smooch with a cookie duster. Mustaches are illegal if the bearer has a tendency to habitually kiss other humans. Source: 14News

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IDAHO You MAY practice cannibalism, but only in an emergency. Recreational cannibalism is strictly prohibited. Source: Idaho.gov

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KENTUCKY To hold public office, you MUST certify that you've never participated in a duel. Source: The 28 Dumbest Things You Didn't Know Are Against The Law

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The World

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CANADA You MUST play 35% Canadian music. JUSTIN BIEBER NICKELEACK SILVER SIDE UP MY WORLD 2.0 Canadian radio stations have to blast 21 minutes of CanaSource: Canada.ca

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SOUTH AFRICA You MAY NOT wrestle a bear. Bears (not native to South Africa) may not, under any circumstances, be put in a full or half nelson. Source: New Castillian

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POLAND You MAY NOT wear a Winnie The Pooh t-shirt. The pantsless Pooh has been deemed an inappropriate hermaphrodite. Source: Independent

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DENMARK You MAY NOT name your baby something dumb. There are 7,000 pre-approved names that don't require special permission. Source: ast.dk

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CHINA You MAY NOT depict time travel. The state would prefer that you live in the now. Source: The 28 Dumbest Things You Didn't Know Are Against The Law

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CHINA You MAY NOT attempt reincarnation without a permit. It's meant to give China dibs on the next Dalai Lama, but you'd better fill out the paperworSource: Newsweek

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ALABAMA You MAY NOT wear a gag mustache in church. Fake mustaches are fine, so long as they're not intended to get a laugh. Source: AL.com

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The WorldSource: legislation.gov.uk

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The WorldSource: Marketing of Potatoes Act

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The World

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The WorldSource: Daily Mail

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The WorldSource: German Criminal Code

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27 Oddly Specific Laws From Around The WorldSource: Utah.gov

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