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25 Random Laws

Under Australian Communications Authority (ACA) regulations, a modem can’t pick up on the first ring.
The mere possession of a lottery ticket is illegal in North Carolina and may result in a $2,000 fine. Repealed
No one may walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin.
Ice cream men must obtain a license before selling any ice cream from their car.
The dog catcher must notify dogs of impounding by posting, for three consecutive days, a notice on a tree in the city park and along a public road running through said park.
A recently passed anticrime law requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed.
All dog “waste” must be removed from any yard within seven days.
Goldfish may not be given away to entice someone to enter a game of bingo.
It is illegal to pile horse manure more than six feet high on a street corner.
Hopefully everyone in the city has a trash can, because dumping their waste in a city pool is against the law.
It is illegal to wear your boots to bed.
It is illegal to wear hot pink pants after midday Sunday.
In Calgary, Alberta it is illegal to buy and/or sell non prescription contacts at costume shops
It is forbidden for a woman, on a Sunday, to walk down Broad Street without wearing a petticoat.
People are forbidden from walking in and/or down alleyways.
One may not carry a lunch down the street between 11 and 1 o’clock.
Riders of sleds may not attach themselves to passing cars.
All people in Finland must pay a TV tax whether or not they own a TV
Children are not to go trick-or-treating on Halloween.
It is illegal to give noxious substances to a bird in any city park.
You may not paint a ladder as it will be slippery when wet.
Shotguns are required to be taken to church in the event of a Native American attack.
Unremoved snow on one’s property is considered a public nuisance.
A person must be eighteen years old to play a pinball machine.
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