You must pay a television tax whether or not you own a television

Finland’s television tax has been between €244.90 and €253.80 per annum with a household with a television. However, in 2013 the tax will be applied on every adult, not just every household, and will be graduated according to your income. The tax will be between €50 and €140 per person. The government assumes that even […]

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One must yield a phone line to a person if it is an emergency.

2C:40-2. Refusing to yield a party line A person is guilty of a disorderly persons offense when, being informed that a party line is needed for an emergency call, he refuses immediately to relinquish such line. “Party line” means a subscriber’s line telephone circuit, consisting of two or more main telephone stations connected therewith, each […]

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It is illegal to use speed-dial in the city phone system.

Sec. 18-501. Defined. Dialing devices, for the purpose of this article, are those devices of any description or nature, either electronic or mechanical that may be attached to or programmed into telephones which by an abbreviated process dial telephone numbers or provide a prerecorded message or both. Sec. 18-502. Improper use. It is unlawful for […]

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It is illegal to bring a bomb or rocket at city council proceedings.

Sec. 18-204. Prohibiting weapons, firearms and explosives at city council proceedings. (a) Statement of authority and purpose. (1) Section 45-8-351, MCA authorizes cities to prevent and suppress the carrying of concealed or unconcealed weapons to public assemblies under its jurisdiction; (2) Section 45-8-328 (1) (a), MCA prohibits the carrying of concealed weapons with or without […]

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Saying obscene things on the telephone is illegal.

Sec. 8-136. Telephone communications, improper language, harassment. (a) No person shall: (1) Engage in or institute a telephone call, telephone conversation, or telephone conference, with another person, anonymously or otherwise, and therein use obscene, profane, vulgar, lewd, lascivious, or indecent language, or make any suggestion or proposal of an obscene nature or threaten any illegal […]

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