22 March, 2013

Annals of curious legislation.

The Use of Animals to Shield Unlawful Activities Act (Manitoba).

No person who is committing an unlawful act on a property shall use an animal to protect that property.

Tanning Beds Act (Nova Scotia)

The purpose of this Act is to protect the health of Nova Scotians, and in particular young persons, by restricting their access to tanning equipment in tanning facilities in light of the risks associated with the use of tanning equipment.

Clothesline Act (Nova Scotia)

WHEREAS the use of clotheslines to dry clothes reduces energy consumption, greenhouse gas and mercury emissions; AND WHEREAS Nova Scotians should have the ability to utilize clotheslines outdoors.

Apology Act (most provinces)

An apology made by or on behalf of a person in connection with any matter, (a) does not constitute an express or implied admission of fault or liability by the person in connection with that matter [...] and (d) must not be taken into account in any determination of fault or liability in connection with that matter.