Top 10 Dumbest British Laws

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1 It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament

These are some weird laws - 2storm

So what would they do? Throw the dead body in jail? - Randomator

What if you just have a heart attack and die. - 2storm

2 In the city of York it is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient city walls, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow

What if they have a bow and arrow, but you don't know if they are Scottish. - 2storm

Who would just happen to be carrying a bow and arrow with them? - Randomator

Strangest law I’ve ever seen. - PackFan2005

3 It is an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British monarch upside-down
4 It is illegal not to tell the tax man anything you do not want him to know, but legal not to tell him information you do not mind him knowing
5 In Liverpool, it is illegal for a woman to be topless except as a clerk in a tropical fish store
6 The head of any dead whale found on the British coast automatically becomes the property of the King, and the tail of the Queen
7 Mince pies cannot be eaten on Christmas
8 Since 1939, it has been against the law to carry a plank of wood along a pavement.
9 A pregnant woman can relieve herself anywhere including a policeman's helmet
10 In Scotland, if someone knocks on your door and requires the use of your toilet, you must let them enter

But what if they are trying to rob or murder you? - Randomator

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1. It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament
2. In the city of York it is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient city walls, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow
3. It is an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British monarch upside-down
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