Eight Weird Laws In Denmark

If the Öresund strait freezes and a Swede walks over to Denmark, Danes are allowed to him him with a stick.

It is illegal to make a restaurant customer pay for a glass of water. It’s against the law for restaurants in Denmark to make the customers pay for a glass of water – unless it is served with something (A slice of lemon, ice cubes).

When driving, you must have someone in front of your car with a flag to warn horse drawn carriages that a motorcar is coming.

There is a fine of 20kr for not reporting when a person has died.

No man may say to his wife that she is “uglier than her mother”. The penalty is up to 1 year in prison.

No one may start a car while someone is underneath the vehicle.

If your vehicle breaks down and you leave it on the side of the road, you must mark the vehicle with a red, reflecting triangle.

If a person finds a lost child they can claim the child as their own is a parent does not turn up within 2 hours.