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Law Summary

All males must wear trousers, and such groups of employees as hack drivers and newspaper delivery boys must adopt uniforms.

Full Text of the Law

Law Enacted in 1893


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

About This Law

During this time period, upper class Mexico wished to prove to the the other Western nations that it was a modern nation itself. They believed that clothing in many cases could make a man, and therefore attempted to regulate it.

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