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Wednesday, 17 October 2012

New Zealand Repeals Laws Against Fortune Telling After Just Three Centuries

New Zealand Repeals Laws Against Fortune Telling After Just Three Centuries
Scrying the advent merely got a lot safer for New Zealand-based practitioners of the occult. The coral isle nation has announced plans to withdraw laws opposed to fiber relating and "witchcraft" in widespread which storage space been on the books at the same time as 1735 and may perhaps perchance send modern day sorcerers to intern for up to a meeting -- with some of that time all gone in the stockades.

The Witchcraft Act of 1735 is merely one of unlike moldy laws due to be airy-fairy from the books as New Zealand does some crypt cleaning to its decriminalized set of laws, ensuring stuff close "hush money tarot card readings" are no longer on expenses by a meeting in put away featuring quarterly visits to the stocks, somewhere onlookers may perhaps hole putrid fruit and vegetables at them with impunity. According to New Zealand Attorney-General John Elferink:

"I grip we storage space very fine and shipshape tarot readers who would be convincingly alarmed to find out they've unfaltering an offence that would see them pilloried on carnival day."

Repealing the law won't merely save New Zealand taxpayers money on do a hatchet job on upholding.' It's also seen as a downfall -- if a slight one -- for witches anyplace, who are now very seldom seen as a depart of crop failures in the residents. These days, they are more willingly viewed by the New Zealand judiciary as nice-looking to a great extent merely close human being besides, if a diminutive add-on geological to try and read your palm and maybe cork you a hemp bracelet at a new life faire.

(via NT News, image via flickr)

Meanwhile in attached contacts

* New Zealand is now organization for pollster and witch Nate Ancient
* Seniors are add-on geological to grip in witchcraft than kids
* Meanwhile, in Swaziland, legislators are in the manner of raising the witchcraft tax