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Britain’s strangest laws

Comment 27th July 2010

If you Google the above statement, you will find a whole myriad of laws that have never been

removed from the books, too many to actually mention here, but examples such as these:

''It is an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British monarch on an envelope upside down''

''A pregnant woman can legally relieve herself anywhere she wants to even in a policeman's helmet''

''In England, all men over the age of 14 must carry out 2 hours of longbow practise a day''

'' In York it is legal to kill a Scottsman within the ancient City walls if he is carrying a bow and arrow''

Why does this matter?

Whilst amusing in part, ancient laws such as these, have no part in a modern society, especially if they are never going to be enforced, so should be consigned to the history books.


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