Unknown Law's in India! Bet You Had Never Heard Before
Law’s in India are well known by every citizen, yet there are few laws that are never highlighted and might surprise you by their actions. Following are some laws that are never used often but they should be followed as per the constitution.
1. Suicide is Legal. But you will be punished if you fail
If a person is planning to end his/her life then they should plan is very carefully. According to Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code suicide is legal but if a person fails to die then it’s a punishable offence.
2. Penalty for 3rd child in Kerala
China is not the only strict child policy country in the world to arrest population growth? Kerala has a similar law, to enforce the two-child policy in the state; a penalty of Rs.10000 is imposed on parents upon having a third child.
3. Home Delivery of Alcoholic Beverages is Illegal
The Delhi state law doesn’t allow home delivery of liquor or alcohol. You can buy it from stores but can’t order at home. However, you can have home delivery of beer and wine from shops at your residence.
4. You need to have sparkling good Teeth to become a Motor Vehicle Inspector in Andhra Pradesh
Although you may be wondering what’s the connection of having Good Teeth and a job, but in Andhra Pradesh candidates with good teeth are only recruited for the job.
5. Your Land can be taken away anytime by the Government
According to Land Acquisition Act 1894, in the name of public welfare Government can anytime acquire your land under the reason of constructing general welfare.
6. Private Courier is not legal?
Indian Post Office Act, 1898 states that only the Indian Postal Service should deliver letters to your postal address. Private Courier companies can send letters naming it documents.
7. Only 10 Couples on a Dance Floor
As per the Prevention of Seditious Meetings Act, 1911, more than 10 couples on the dance floor are illegal. Oh it means are we breaking the law? It says you need to seek permission 3 days prior from the Commissioner of Police or the District Magistrate.
8. Flying Kite is illegal
The Aircraft Act 1934 stated that flying a kite and balloons without permission is illegal and a breach of law. Wonder how are we able to celebrate Makar Sankranti every year?
9. Found Rs. 100?? Report it before you go to Jail
According to the Indian Treasure-trove Act, 1878, any treasure found above Rs. 10 should be reported. If you fail to do so, it is a punishable offense.
10 Watching porn is legal but not distributing
The Information Technology Act 2000 states that online pornography is illegal but legal in private. Section 67 of the IT Act deals with “publishing obscene information in electronic form”.