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Dumbest law ever

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posted on Sep, 14 2007 @ 02:01 AM
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Worlds crappest law?Let's hear it if you've got a dumber one.

In Australia,you can lose your house...for,get this..not voting.

Here's the chain of events that happen to ppl every election.

You move house and neglect to inform the electoral commision.
You don't vote in the following election.
You don't recieve the $20 fine because it's sent to the old address.
The gumbyment revokes your driving licence because you didn't pay the fine.You have no idea this has happened.
You arse-end a mercedes.
Your insurance company laughs and tells you to take a second mortgage.

Aside from this happening to ppl every election,the very idea of compulsory voting is just the single most fubar idea in the history of multiple-celled organisms.

Compulsory voting,the dumbest law in the history of the universe.




posted on Sep, 14 2007 @ 03:12 AM
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lol... like the $20 one...

Plus people can live in your house ifyour not living there... =.= Like when you goto holidays... And those people usually don't leave when you come back.



posted on Sep, 14 2007 @ 04:17 AM
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That's an actual law in Australia? I mean the people living in your house when you're on holidays?



posted on Sep, 14 2007 @ 05:50 AM
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yeh in Australia, hear about it so much in the news how people won't get out and the police can't do anything about it lol...



posted on Sep, 14 2007 @ 05:55 AM
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Oh man, that sucks. I guess there's a real big market for housekeepers down under, huh?



posted on Sep, 14 2007 @ 06:10 AM
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ha... don't think many even know this law allowing people to do this. Just want to try it to the person who created the law...



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