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Law Summary

No fireworks may be thrown by hand during Holy Week.

Full Text of the Law

Decree issued on March 17, 1853

Source:

Beezley, William H. Judas at the Jockey Club and Other Episodes of Porfirian Mexico. Lincoln: Nebraska Press, 1987.

About This Law

A decree was issued in this year by Colonel Miguel Maria de Azcarate to preseve the holiness of the Holy Week. Another order issued in the decree is that no effigy should be burned if they had any dress or sign that poked fun at any particular person, or social class in general.

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