Big Government. Small Brains. Dumb Laws.

spacer

More About This Law

Law Summary

On Halloween, children may only “trick-or-treat” from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and if Halloween falls on a Sunday, they must “trick-or-treat” on October 30 during this same time interval.

Full Text of the Law

ยง 198-33. Halloween regulations; exceptions. [Amended 10-14-1977 by Ord. No. 1077-2; 10-11-1991 by Ord. No. 1091-1]

A.No person shall permit his child or any child under his control to go about the streets, ways and/or sidewalks within the corporate limits of the City of Rehoboth Beach for the purpose of causing mischief of any sort; provided, however, that children who have not attained the age of 14 years may go upon the streets, ways and/or sidewalks from door to door or house to house for treats between the hours of 6:00 p.m., prevailing time, and 8:00 p.m., prevailing time, on October 31 of any year; provided, however, that if October 31 shall be a Sunday, such going from door to door and house to house for treats shall take place on the evening of October 30 between the hours of 6:00 p.m., prevailing time, and 8:00 p.m., prevailing time.

B.Nothing in this section shall be deemed to prohibit the gathering and participation of children in a Halloween parade or costume contest sponsored by the Rehoboth Beach Chamber of Commerce or the service clubs of the city


best of the network

Dumb Criminals

Crime doesn't pay – especially for these guys! Get your fill of botched burglaries, ridiculous robberies, and hilarious heists several times each week.

Dumb Warnings

"Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly." Warnings are all around us, but some things shouldn't need to be said! You won't believe these warnings!

Real Haunted Houses

Who says ghosts aren't real? Find out for yourself! We have catalogued hundreds of haunted houses across the United States and throughout the world.

the dumb network


new dumb laws

We are always on the lookout for new laws that make you laugh because of their sheer absurdity. If you know about a law that is not listed here, please contact me!