Laws differ from one country to another according to their regulations, and something may be permissible in one place and the same thing may be a crime in another place, and since Australia is a federal country, the laws differ in it according to each State and Territory, there are some states that have strange and unusual laws.
In this article, we will talk about the 8 strangest laws in the states of Australia
1- The Kites
Victoria makes it a crime for its residents to fly a kite with the intent of disturbing another person, a law that has existed since 1966 in the Summary Offenses Section.
2- Chips Industry
Western Australia does not allow more than 50 kilograms of potato chips to be manufactured unless the product is purchased from an authorized seller of the Potato Corporation.
Producers without a license are fined $2,000 for the first time and $5,000 for the second time.
This law has existed since 1946 under the name "Potato Marketing Law".
3- Talking To Pirates
Talking to pirates, as well as dealing with them, is a crime punishable by a maximum of 10 years in prison.
The law was enacted in 1958 in the Department of General Crimes.
4- Scattering Slime
If you are driving on wet NSW streets, you will face a fine if you throw mud at pedestrians or passengers, and you will have to pay a maximum fine of $2,200 as per the posted rules of the road in 2014.
5- Cleaning Bird Droppings
Don't be proactive and don't start cleaning up bird or bat droppings in Western Australia, this is a job that needs a license from the government.
According to the Criminal Code of 1913, the penalty for scavengers without a license could be up to one year in prison.
6- Floor Cleaning
Victoria prohibits the use of noisy vacuum cleaners at certain times in order to avoid disturbing the neighbours.
When you use your broom after 10 p.m. or before 7 a.m. on weekdays, or before 9 a.m. on holidays, you will face a fine of up to $18,655.
You will also pay an additional fine of $4,663 if you continue to make noise.
These penalties fall under Section 48A of the Victorian Environmental Protection Act 1970.
7- The Bell Rang
In South Australia, you won't be able to have fun pranks with your neighbors or on one of the streets you pass by.
Ringing a bell or knocking on a door without a valid reason in the state will result in a fine of up to $250, according to Section 50 of the Summary Offenses Act of 1953.
8- Disrupt The Wedding Or Funerals
If you spoil someone's wedding or funeral in South Australia, you will have to pay a heavy fine to spoil the happiness of the newlyweds or the funeral.
A fine of up to $1,000 or up to two years in prison, according to the Summary Crimes Act announced in 1953.