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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.