A bed may not be hung out of a window.

A hackney carriage (taxi) driver must carry a bale of hay and a bucket to feed and water his horse.

A member of the House of Commons is not allowed to resign his seat. However, if one wants to leave the post, he applies for (and is automatically granted) the Stewardship of the Aylesbury Hundred, which is a job with no duties or pay but which makes him ineligible for membership of Parliament.

A pregnant woman may relieve herself anywhere she likes, including (if she requests) in a policeman’s helmet.

A taxi driver must ask passengers if they are suffering from plague or smallpox.

All land must be left to the eldest son.

All males over the age 14 must carry out 2 or so hours of longbow practice a week supervised by the local clergy.

Any boy under the age of 10 may not see a naked mannequin.

Any person found breaking a boiled egg at the sharp end may be sentenced to 24 hours in the stocks.

Any person found breaking a boiled egg at the sharp end will be sentenced to 24 hours in the village stocks (enacted by Edward VI).

Any whale washed up on the shore is the property of the Queen, so she can use its bones for her corset.

Anyone entering the Houses of Parliament while wearing a suit of armor is liable to be arrested.

By law all double-decker buses must be painted red.

Companies may vote in local elections.

In Hereford you can shoot a Welsh person on a Sunday, with a longbow, in the Cathedral Close.

It is forbidden by law to ask a Scotsman what he wears under his kilt.

It is illegal for a lady to eat chocolates on a public conveyance.

It is illegal for any commoner’s pet to have carnal knowledge of an animal belonging to the monarch.

It is illegal for taxi drivers to carry rabid dogs or corpses.

It is illegal to be drunk on Licensed Premises (such as a pub or bar).

It is illegal to be drunk on licensed premises.

It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament.

It is illegal to eat mince pies on December 25.

It is illegal to go within 100 yards of the queen when not wearing hose, socks or stockings.

It is illegal to hail a taxi while suffering from bubonic plague.