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Most bizarre laws of Australia

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A large number of countries in the world have extremely unusual and confusing legal regulations. Australia is no exception. British Telegraph delivers 13 of the most unusual examples:

  • Taxi drivers in Queensland are required to carry a bale of hay in the boot.
  • In Victoria it is illegal to replace a light bulb unless you are a qualified electrician.
  • In Australia, bars are required to stable, water and feed the horses of their patrons.
  • In pubs in Australia it is illegal to be drunk.
  • On Sunday afternoon in Victoria it is forbidden to wear tight pink pants.
  • You must wear a neck to knee swimsuit in order to swim at Melbourne’s Brighton beach.
  • Children may not purchase cigarettes, but they may smoke them.
  • You may never leave your car keys in an unattended vehicle, it is illegal.
  • It is illegal to roam the streets wearing black clothes, felt shoes and black shoe polish on your face.
  • It is illegal to walk on the right hand side of a footpath.
  • Legislators are proposing a new law that will not allow anyone to come closer than 100 meters from a dead whale’s carcass.
  • In Brisbane spitting is prohibited.
  • It is illegal to disguise unless there are legal reasons for it.
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