Bizarre laws that are still in place today

Bizarre laws that are still in place today

Have you ever wondered what weird and wacky laws are still in place today? Well, we’ve picked out some of the strangest for you to enjoy.  

UK’s strangest laws

Since 1986, it has been illegal to handle a salmon in suspicious circumstances.

It is illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament in a suit of armour.

It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament.

Since 1872, it is illegal to be drunk in the pub (or any other public place, for that matter).

In Scotland, it is illegal to turn someone away if they ask to use your toilet.

Peculiar laws in the rest of the world

In Venice, it is illegal to feed the pigeons.

In Barcelona, it is illegal to wear a bathing suit in any public area besides the beach.

In Barbados, it is illegal to wear camouflage clothing.

There you have it, some of the wackiest laws that are still enforced today. We do recommend that if you travel abroad you research the local laws properly so you don’t get caught out.

Remember, don’t get caught looking suspicious in the fish aisle of the supermarket now, as you now know it could be a crime!

Don’t forget, you can study Law at CU Coventry, CU London and CU Scarborough.