Prohibitions and taboos in Singapore

• The prohibitions and taboos in Singapore

Knowledge of the local laws of the country can save you from a fine or arrest. In Singapore, feeding pigeons will cost you $ 500, and the sale of chewing gum can lead you to two years in prison. We've put together a list of 8 things that are illegal in this country, from connecting to someone else's Wi-Fi to spitting.

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1. The sale of chewing gum.

The first penalty for the sale of chewing gum can reach $ 100 000 or imprisonment for up to two years.

Prohibitions and taboos in Singapore

2. Annoy someone musical instrument.

Singapore law states that playing a musical instrument in a public place "in such a way that it can cause irritation to any person lawfully using the public road or in any public place is illegal" and a fine of up to $ 1,000.

Prohibitions and taboos in Singapore

3. zapuskaniya kite, which prevents social movement.

You can get a fine of up to $ 5,000, if you happen to control a kite, or "any game," that prevents any movement on a public road.

Prohibitions and taboos in Singapore

4. Spitting.

Spitting is not the coolest act, but if you do it in any public place in Singapore - including cafes, markets, restaurants, school houses, theaters, public buildings, omnibuses or public roads - you will be punished by a fine up to $ 1,000.

Prohibitions and taboos in Singapore

5. Connecting to another Wi-Fi user.

Singapore law on misuse of computers and cyber networks specifies the use of another person's Wi-Fi as a hacker. If you are caught in this business, you can be fined up to huge $ 10,000, or to receive three years' imprisonment or both.

Prohibitions and taboos in Singapore

6. Forgetting to wash off the toilet.

While flushing a public toilet is a common courtesy, in Singapore there is a law in force against ignoring this procedure. If they catch you, when you leave, do not flush the toilet, expect a fine of about $ 150.

Prohibitions and taboos in Singapore

7. Feeding pigeons.

You may not think this is a big problem to throw your sandwich remaining pigeons, but think twice when you are in Singapore, because the feeding of birds here will cost you $ 500.

Prohibitions and taboos in Singapore

8. Graffiti.

In Singapore, for vandalism, you can be arrested. Singapore laws vandalism shocked the media for the first time in 1994, after the American teenager received a punishment for damaging cars and public property. In early 2015 the two men who visited the country, have also faced with imprisonment for having started to draw graffiti in a public train.