|The world is full of absurd, strange laws and traditions. Especially famous such applicable laws of the United States, but other countries are not far behind them, imposing not always clear prohibitions and regulations. We offer you to get acquainted with the most bizarre of them. (12 photos)|
Ban on obesity. In Japan illegally to be fat. Although the rate of obesity in the population of this country, and so one of the lowest – less than five percent (in America, for comparison – 35 percent), Japanese lawmakers in 2009 set maximum waist circumference. Males after forty this figure should not exceed 80 cm, and for women – 90 cm and is the country that gave the world of sumo!
Do not go to Thailand without underwear. Thailand is tolerant to many exotic manifestations of sexuality, and, nevertheless, in this country still has a law prohibiting leave the house without panties and drive a car without a shirt. And there can not step on any local money. And for insulting the king is possible to obtain 15 years in prison.
Law against aliens. According to the “Law on the open space”, adopted in 1986, the British Foreign Minister has every right to use “reasonable force” to prevent an alien invasion – if the latter is not a license. If aliens are required to present a document that can freely park their flying saucers in the country.
Alcohol laws. In St. Louis, you can not drink beer, sitting on the street, in Chicago, you can not drink alcohol, standing anywhere in the city. In Topeka (KS) law prohibits serve wine in teacups in Cleveland from a bottle of whiskey can sup only one person. But in Saskatchewan (province in Canada), there is one law to protect drinking – there beer forbidden to drink water