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-Life sentences are only 25 years.
-Minors may smoke but not buy cigars.
-Keys may not be left in unattended vehicles. (Road Safety Regulations 1999)
-It is illegal to walk the streets wearing black clothes, felt shoes and black shoe polish on your face.
-It is against the law to walk on the right hand side of a footpath.
-A modem cannot pick up on the first ring.
-Taxi cabs are required to carry a bale of hay in the trunk.
-Bars are required to stable, water and feed the horses of their patrons.
-The legal age for straight sex is 16, unless the person is in the care/custody of the older person, in which case it is 18.
-Only licensed electricians may change a light bulb.
-It is illegal to wear hot pink pants after midday Sunday.
-You must have a neck to knee swimsuit in order to swim at Brighton Beach.
-All the way until the Port Arthur Killings it was legal to own an AK-47 but not legal to be gay.
-People may not come within 100 meters of a dead whale carcass.
-It is illegal to read someone's tarot, or give them a psychic reading as these are forms of witchcraft.
Melbourne:
-Its an offence to drive a dog or goat harnessed or attached to a vehicle in a public place. (Summary Offences Act 1966)
-You may not trade with Pirates. (Crimes Act 1958)
-Being near or in a house that is regularly used by thief's can get you arrested. (Vagrancy Act 1966)
-You may not fly kites or play games in public that annoy other people. (Summary Offences Act 1966)
-If you can be heard by someone while singing an obscene song, you'll be in trouble. (Summary Offences Act 1966)
-If you are to advertise a reward for the finding of a certain lost object, you must state no questions will be asked. (Crimes Act 1958)
-Having an article of disguise without a lawful excuse is illegal. (Vagrancy Act 1966)
-It is illegal to "seed or nucleate clouds by artificial means from a manned aircraft" to make it rain. (Rain making Control Act 1966)
 
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