Some Ridiculous British Laws

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It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament .

It is an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British Monarch upside-down.

In Scotland, if someone knocks on your door and requires the use of your toilet, you must let them enter

In the UK, a pregnant woman can legally relieve herself anywhere she wants, including in a policeman's helmet

The head of any dead whale found on the British coast automatically becomes the property of the King, and the tail of the Queen

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.

Note to any Policemen reading this: Give pregnant women a wide berth, just in case.


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