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15 Absurd International Laws You Couldn’t Make Up if You Tried

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How do these make sense!?

When traveling abroad, it’s important to recognize that other countries have their own rules that need to be abided by. Sometimes, however, these laws can be downright stupid in comparison to our own. Before you set sail for distant lands, it would behoove you to make sure you know what kinds of ridiculous things can earn you a hefty fine or even jail time.

Lucky for you, we’ve put together this gallery of some of the most bizarre, funny laws in existence from across the globe. Grab some paper, a pen, and your passport as we show you some of the dumbest international do’s and don’ts. We couldn’t make these up if we tried!

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How did these ever get passed?