Some of the most insane laws in the world

Here is my top ten list of some of the most insane laws in the world



In Singapore, selling non-medical chewing gum or chewing normal gum is a fine of $1000. A second offence costs $2000 and being forced to clean a public area of the city for a day. Chewing gum ban in Singapore

Philippines and Vatican City


Divorce is illegal in Philippines and in Vatican City The fight to make divorce legal in the Philippines – Divorce law by country



In Thailand, stepping on money is illegal. Thailand: Banks & Money Laws in Thailand: The ones you as a traveller need to know about

Saudi Arabia


In Saudi Arabia, there is no minimum age of marriage for girls No minimum age for marriage of girls – Grand Mufti Child marriage



In Finland Traffic Fines are Calculated as a Percentage of the Offenders Income

In January 2002, Anssi Vanjoki, 44, a director of the Finnish telecommunications giant, Nokia, received what is believed to be the most expensive speeding ticket ever— $12.5 million — for driving his Harley at 75 km/h (47 mph) in a 50km/h (31 mph) zone. Mr Vanjoki appealed the fine because his reported income dropped significantly about five days after the incident; because of the new data, the fine was dropped to $103,600, still the most expensive speeding fine in history. Finland, Home of the $103,000 Speeding Ticket A millionaire in Finland got a $60,000 speeding ticket



Drivers in Denmark are supposed to drive vehicles with their headlights on. You’d think this law would apply to night driving but it doesn’t. It is considered essential during the day as well or they may face a fine of up to $100. Studies have shown that this has helped a lot to avoid road accidents in Denmark. Driving in Denmark Driving in Denmark |



Kissing in public can land you in jail in Dubai Jailed Dubai kissing pair lose appeal over conviction Kissing in Dubai



It is illegal to make funny faces at a dog in Oklahoma Crazy and outdated Oklahoma laws Can you make ugly faces at dogs in Oklahoma Make Ugly Faces at Dogs, Go Straight to Jail!



In India, if you get caught for hooking up with a married woman, you can get prosecuted for adultery, but the woman can’t. Section 497 Adultery



In India, you can be imprisoned for 5 years for possession of beef but only 2 years for sexual harassment Eve teasing Eve Teasing under Criminal Law » Aam Janata Face 5-year jail, stiff fine if you eat or possess beef – The Times of India

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