Alabama

It is illegal to dress up as a priest on Halloween.

ALA CODE § 13A-14-4 Whoever, being in a public place, fraudulently pretends by garb or outward array to be a minister of any religion, or nun, priest, rabbi or other member of the clergy, is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $500.00 or confinement in the…

New Zealand

Police Offenses Act (repealed)

The nation’s Parliament passed the Police Offenses Act in 1928. It remained in force until a new Act was passed in 1981. The old Police Offenses Act covered a raft of misdemeanors. It was, for example, an offense to allow a mare to be mated within site of a public road. Why it was all…