02 Feb 11 Bizarre British Laws You Never Knew About [Infographic]

Did you know that it’s illegal to be drunk in a pub? Yes, that’s right … drunk in a pub! Sounds ridiculous doesn’t it but since 1872, it’s been an offence for any pub landlord to allow drunkenness in his or her establishment.

Similarly, with the exception of on Sundays, so long as you live in York, it’s perfectly OK┬áto shoot a Scotsman with a bow and arrow.

Here in the UK, there’s a whole host of bizarre British laws which are either outright ridiculous or, in some ways, a little worrying. Below, we’ve taken a look at just 11 of these.

How many did you already know? How many do you think are absolutely ridiculous? Let us know!

Grace Tebbutt

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