I was recently reminded of the UK Law Commission’s moves to reform the ancient statute book (see this 2012 post)…
… when a major newspaper¹ ran a piece with a selection of some of the oddest. I then hunted out what seems to be the latest official note (issued 2015 although dated 2013) Legal Curiosities: Fact or Fable?
My favourite was “It is illegal to handle salmon in suspicious circumstances”. Which is yours? 🙂
¹The New York Times, see here.
Hat tip to Jonathan for sending me the NYT article.