Odd laws and (German) verdicts

Spiegel Online has a bunch of over 20 strange cases (from German courts) and laws

You want examples? :hammer:

  • If a man whirls his dance partner against her will so over the dancefloor that both fall out of a window, the dancer must pay medical costs and compensation to the woman.
  • The head of every dead whale that’s found on the British coasts belongs to the king. The tail belongs to the queen – in case she needs the bones to make a corset.
  • Even if a panel doctor declares she’s working particularly fast, she must pay back some of her fee if her balance adds up to a working time of 26 hours a day.

More on Spiegel Online (in German).

1 Comment

  1. dV

    DAs wirklich traurige und gefährliche daran ist, daß ich es ohne zu prüfen sofort glaube…

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