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“All Citizens are Equal before Law and are Entitled to Equal Protection of Law”-Article 27 of the Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Issue No: 78
July 26 , 2008

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Human Rights Analysis
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A person must be 18 years old to play a pinball machine
Playing pinball machines (South Carolina 20-7-8915)
It is unlawful for a minor under the age of eighteen to play a pinball machine.

No reptiles in church
Use of reptiles in religious services (Kentucky 437.060)
Any person who displays, handles or uses any kind of reptile in connection with any religious service or gathering shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100).

In California, bulls are required to be in the company of at least 30 cows
(California Food and Agriculture Code 16233)
Bulls must be in the company of at least 30 cows while grazing.

In Oklahoma, it is illegal to injure fruit at night
Injuring fruit, melons or flowers in the night time (§ 21 1772.)
Every person who shall maliciously or mischievously enter the enclosure, or go upon the premises of another in the night time, and knock off, pick, destroy, or carry away, any apples, peaches, pears plums, grapes, or other fruit, melons, or flowers of any tree, shrub, bush, or vine, or having entered the enclosure or gone upon the premises of another, in the night time, with the intent to knock off, pick, destroy, or carry away any fruit or flowers, as aforesaid, be actually found thereon, shall, on conviction thereof, be punished by fine not exceeding One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) and not less than Ten Dollars ($10.00), or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding thirty (30) days.

In Vermont, you can be fined $20 per day for opening a bowling alley next to a school
Setting up alley near schoolhouse or church (§ 509)
A person as owner or keeper, who sets up or uses a bowling alley upon land adjoining the land on which a school building, college, academy or church is located, shall be fined $20.00 for each day or time he permits such alley to be used.

Beware kids: Stink bombs illegal in Oklahoma City
Prohibition of stink bombs (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 30-371)
(a) No person shall sell or offer for sale, either as an individual or as an officer, member, agent, servant, or employee of any firm, partnership, association, or corporation, nor shall any person possess, within the City limits, a novelty item, commonly known as a stink bomb, that when activated gives off a distinct and noxious odour.
(b) Each sale, attempted sale or possession shall constitute a separate offence against the City and, upon conviction thereof, may be chargeable as such.

Baseball on public streets prohibited
(Bartlesville, Oklahoma 12-92)
It shall be unlawful for any person to pitch or bat a ball on the public streets of this city.

Racing a horse on public highway illegal
(Rhode Island 11-22-11)
Every person who shall drive any horse over any of the public highways, for the purpose of racing or trying the speed of the horse, shall be fined not more than twenty dollars ($20.00) or imprisoned not exceeding ten (10) days.

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