What are some bad laws in Canada?

I know there is good laws like seatbelts, what side of the road we drive on, etc. But what are some bad laws? Something that makes you think well wth, why is that a law, thats just plain unfair?!


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  • 9 years ago
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    Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.

    Bathhouses are against the law.

    Women may not drive in a house coat.

    No vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour.

    You cannot leave your car on the street overnight without the proper permit. (Alhambra)

    Nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool. (Baldwin Park)

    City Council order reads: "No dog shall be in a public place without its master on a leash." (Belvedere)

    You are not permitted to wear cowboy boots unless you already own at least two cows. (Blythe)

    It is illegal to spit, except on baseball diamonds. (Burlingame)

    Ice cream may not be eaten while standing on the sidewalk. (Carmel)

    Driving a herd of cattle down a street is against the law. (Chico)

    Detonating a nuclear device within the city limits results in a $500 fine. (Chico)

    It is illegal to wash your car in the street. (Downey)

    Public restrooms must be supplied with toilet paper. (Hermosa Beach)

    No person may show his or her buttocks on a playground. (Hermosa Beach)

    You are forbidden to spit on the ground within 5 feet of another person. (Lafayette)

    It is illegal to shoot "silly string" at parade participants. (Lodi)

    It is illegal to posses, own or raise roosters. This is considered disturbing the peace. (Lompoc)

    Cars are the only item allowed in a garage. (Long Beach)

    It is illegal to curse on a mini-golf course. (Long Beach)

    It is illegal for a man to beat his wife with a strap wider than 2 inches without her consent. (Los Angeles)

    You cannot bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time. (Los Angeles)

    You may not hunt moths under a street light. (Los Angeles)

    It is illegal to cry on the witness stand. (Los Angeles)

    Toads may not be licked. (Los Angeles)

    It is a crime for dogs to mate within 500 yards of a church. Breaking this law is punishable by a fine of $500 and/or six months in prison. (Los Angeles)

    Zoot suits are prohibited. (Los Angeles)

    Vehicles may not contain sound systems which allow someone to hear noise outside the vehicle. However, this does not apply to a vehicle attempting to sell something. (Norco)

    It is unlawful to give another fireworks. (Norco)

    All persons wishing to keep a rhinoceros as a pet must obtain a $100 license first. (Norco)

    Growing oleander flowers is illegal. (Norco)

    Roosters may not crow in the city limits. (Ontario)

    It is illegal to molest butterflies. (Pacific Grove)

    It is illegal to walk a camel down Palm Canyon Drive between the hours of four and six PM. (Palm Springs)

    It is illegal for a secretary to be alone in a room with her boss. (Pasadena)

    Two bathtubs may not be installed in the same house. (Prunedale)

    Motor vehicles may not drive on city streets unless a man with a lantern is walking ahead of it. (Redlands)

    One may not carry a lunch down the street between 11 and 1 o'clock. ( Riverside)

    It is illegal to shoot jackrabbits from the back of a streetcar. (San Diego)

    The owners of houses with Christmas lights on them past Feb 2nd may be fined up to $250. (San Diego)

    Prohibits elephants from strolling down Market Street unless they are on a leash. (San Francisco)

    It is illegal to wipe one's car with used underwear. (San Francisco)

    Persons classified as "ugly" may not walk down any street. (San Francisco)

    It is illegal to pile horse manure more than six feet high on a street corner. (San Francisco)

    Giving or receiving oral sex is prohibited. (San Francisco)

    It is illegal to have more than two cats or dogs. (San Jose)

    You may not play percussion instruments on the beach. (Santa Monica)

    One may not raffle off a dog as a gift in any public place. (Shasta Lake)

    Ducks have the right of way to cross Rancho California St. at all times. (Temecula)

    Kites may not be flown above 10 feet over the ground. (Walnut)

    Children may not wear a Halloween mask unless they get a special permit from the sheriff. (Walnut)

    Males may not dress as a female unless a special permit is obtained from the sheriff. (Walnut)

    One may not leave sand in their own driveway. (Walnut)

    edit: haha oops i thought it read california! my bad!! :P

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