10 crazy laws you did now know existed

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On Iceland it is illegal to infringe on the property of magical creatures and in 2013 elf advocacy group halted the construction of a large highway project due to the potential impact on elves along the route and a recent survey in Iceland found 62% believe it's possible that elves exist.

In Oklahoma, USA, you can be fined, arrested or jailed for making ugly faces at a dog. Dogs however must have a permit signed by the mayor in order to congregate in groups of three or more on a private property.

Chewing gum is completely illegal in Singapore since 1992, there is also a ban on importing chewing gum into Singapore, except for nicotine gum but you can only get it from a doctor with a prescription. Singapore is full of crazy laws and expect for chewing gum, did you know it is also illegal in Singapore to urinate in a lift, work around the house naked and not flushing a public loo?

Hong Kong has a law that allows the wife to kill her cheating husband.The only drawback is that she can only do it with her bare hands.

By a very old law in England it’s illegal to consume mince pie on Christmas Day. They were banned in the 17th century as an effort to tackle the gluttony. It has never been rescinded, so it is still illegal.

In 2013, China passed a law that legally requires children to visit their parents “often” and attend to their parent’s “spiritual needs”. However “often” is indeed a subjective term.

In France, you can’t name your pig Napoleon because it’s an affront to its noble human counterpart, Napoleon Bonaparte.

In Minnesota, USA, it is against the law to hang female and male underwear together on the same washing line.

In the city of York, Britain, if a Scotsman is carrying a bow and arrow, you are allowed to murder him within the ancient city walls.

In Iowa, USA, it’s illegal to kiss a woman in public if you own a big mustache on your face and in Cedar Rapids, Iowa it is illegal for women to kiss their husbands on a Sunday.

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