3,000 plus new offences have been dreamed up since 1997 by the government of the People’s Post-Democratic Euro-Region Formerly Known as Great Britain. As an hommage to the dedication, application and sheer ingenuity of our nation’s lawmakers, He’s Spartacus is proud to present a new weekly series, Criminal Offence of the Week!
It is, believe it or not, a crime to cause a nuclear explosion.
Correct me if I’m wrong, but I think I’m right in saying that it’s been a crime to blow things up, or try to, since at least 1605, and in any case as Chris Huhne said in 2007….
The idea that anyone might cause a nuclear explosion without killing anybody, and therefore being subject to a possible charge of murder, is extremely far-fetched.
In other news….
Wheel invented! Dolly Parton sleeps on her back! Dog licks own genitals!