User:Scott Gall~metawiki/Dumbest Law of the Week

  • Country: South Africa
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  • Law: A license is required to purchase a television set.
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  • What would happen if this law was broken in New Zealand: This used to be a law in New Zealand (and it's still the law in Britain and Ireland,) but this was changed to a Broadcasting Fee of $100 per year in 1989, and then done away with altogether in 2001.

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