Top 10 Ridiculous Laws From Around the World

The legal system is by far the most complicated system in the world. Every county needs laws to protect its people, maintain stability and avoid anarchy. However, despite how important and serious laws are, in some cases one can’t help but question their significance. Generally the law isn’t something to laugh about; however there are many countries today with laws that seem downright pointless and ridiculous to citizens. Here are the top ten most antiquated and preposterous laws in different countries around the world today.

1. Philippines: License Plate Restriction Laws

The Philippines is well known for its ridiculous laws, but this one certainly puts the icing on the cake. The law states that vehicles with license plates ending in 1 or 2 are prohibited from commuting on the road on Mondays, 3 or 4 on Tuesdays, 5 or 6 on Wednesdays, 7 or 8 on Thursdays and 9 or 0 on Fridays. One cannot begin to comprehend why such a law exists and how it is even implementable. The law is said to be based on some kind of status procedure in the country, however, many people find it to be subtle and outright ridiculous.


License Plate Restriction Laws
License Plate Restriction Laws