Although not enforced in modern times, this law is still on the books. In fact, there is an annual ceremony of the Constable’s Dues, where the Royal Navy moors one of its boats alongside the Tower Pier and the captain delivers his “tax”.
Sec. 6-2. Hours of sale. Alcoholic beverages may be sold, consumed or served or permitted to be sold, consumed or served in any establishment within the city from 7:00 a.m. each day until 2:00 a.m. the following day. (Code 1976, § 3-5; Ord. No. 606, § 1, 7-20-94)
Anyone who dies in Parliament is entitled to a state funeral. Rumor has it that if you appear sick, they escort you out quickly! Yet another law that was still on the books until a massive “cleanup” of archaic laws was performed in 2012.