Under TfL Railway Byelaws, it is illegal to do what?
Mistreat a book
Eat a sandwich in public
Jump the queue in the Tube ticket hall
Burp on a train
Which of these was said to be forbidden by Henry VIII?
Moving a body across a parish
Being topless in public
Standing within 100 yards of the reigning monarch without wearing socks.
Singing in public
Under section 54 of the Metropolitan Police Act 1839, it is illegal to do what?
Kill a Scotsman
Urinate in public
Hang a bed out of the window
Carry a plank along a pavement
Under the Metropolitan Police Act of 1839 and the Town Police Clauses Act of 1847 it is illegal to keep what in front of your house?
A washing line
According to a 2004 law it is illegal (with exceptions) to import which food item from Poland?
It is illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament whilst wearing what item?
A suit of armor
Before this law was repealed in 1960, every Englishman was supposed to do what for at least two hours a week according to the Unlawful Games Act?
On Christmas day in 1644, it was illegal to eat what?
What happens to the head of any dead whale found on the British coast?
It is given to the prime minister
It is given to other countries as a gift
It becomes the property of the crown
It is exhibited in front of the parliament
What is the age of criminal responsibility in England and Wales?
In Britain, you can drink alcohol if you are 16 provided that you are with an adult and what?
You drink it with a meal
You order it between midday and 2 pm
You can tell a joke
You are taller than the bartender
The Central Criminal Court in London is commonly known as?
The Old Angel
The Old Vicar
The Old Judge
The Old Bailey
Under the Public Health Act 1984 you are forbidden to do what if you have a "notifiable disease" (like the plague)?
Take a bus
Ride a horse
Argue with a woman
What is an ASBOs?
Army Sergeant Badminton Order
Anti Splitting Bills Organization
Anti-Sexist Business Organization
Anti-Social Behaviour Order
The last execution in the UK was in what year?
A legendary York law states that it was legal to murder any Scotsman found within the city walls provided he was carrying which item?
A bow and arrow
According to a 2005 law it is prohibited to activate burglar alarms without what?
The consent of the local church
Nominating a key-holder
Being threatened beforehand
Registering for a product warranty
In English law, it is an offense to sell an animal as a pet, to a person who is under the age of?
In English law, what is the minimum number of persons required, who are present together, for the offense of Riot?
Under 1872 Licensing Act you could be punished for doing what?
Impersonating a police officer
Being drunk on a licensed premise
Cheering for more than one sports team
Drink tea without milk
Under the Vagrancy Act 1824 you could still be punished for doing what?
Harboring a Catholic priest
Keeping a lunatic without a license
Asking a stranger for parking money
According to the Metropolitan Police Act 1839 you can be fined up to £500 for doing what?
Cracking a boiled egg at the sharp end
Dying in parliament
Ringing on someone's doorbell and then running away
Picking up an abandoned package
Women have more rights now than in the olden days. According to the Criminal Law Act 1967 women are allowed to:
Learn sword fighting
Sing in public
The Seamen's and Soldiers' False Characters Act 1906 prevents you from doing what?
Dressing up as a sailor or soldier
Dancing on a boat
The Metropolitan Police Act of 1839 dictates that what action is strictly forbidden within 300 yards of a dwelling?
Asking for directions
The Metropolitan Police Act 1839 threatens a £500 fine for doing what?
Flying a kite
Having more than one house
The Salmon Act 1986 specifies that it is forbidden to:
Handle salmon in suspicious circumstance
Eat raw salmon
According to The Licensing Act of 1872, you shouldn't do what while drunk?
Eat red meat
Run down the stairs
Drive a cow, steam engine or horse
What is strictly forbidden in a public street after 08:00 am?
Walking next to a white horse
Wearing red clothes
Hanging out washing or shaking doormats
According to the Metropolitan Streets Act of 1867 what isn't allowed between the hours of 10 AM and 7 PM?
Frying onions or garlic
Driving cattle through any street
Playing with a ball
Outside the law
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British police officer
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