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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: 92
November 8 , 2008

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A prince or princess who marries without the consent of the government, that person forfeits the right of succession for his/her children and all other descendants.

While prostitution is legal, it is illegal to use the services of a prostitute.

You may only own half a meter down in the ground of any land you own.

It is illegal to repaint a house without a painting license and the government's permission.

If you release pigs into a acornwood (or a beechnutwood) mutually owned by you and at least one more, and exceeded your quota of allowed pigs, you will have to pay a fine for each pig to the other owners and to restore any damages caused by the extra pigs.

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Traffic police are required to report all bribes that they receive from motorists.

Bungee jumping is illegal.

Singapore was once filled with restrictions such as this, but the country is gradually lifting these laws to encourage tourism.

The sale of gum was prohibited after a prolific amount of chewed gum had been stuck in the subway stations and cars. While the sale of gum is prohibited, it is not illegal to chew it, but if one sticks the gum anywhere else besides the trash can, he or she faces huge fines.

Failure to flush a public toilet after use may result in very hefty fines.

It is considered an offence to enter the country with cigarettes.

It is illegal to come within 50 meters of a pedestrian crossing marker on any street.

If you are convicted of littering three times, you will have to clean the streets on Sundays with a bib on saying, “I am a litterer.

It is illegal to pee in an elevator.

Source: www.geocities.com


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