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Australian In The UK Shares The Things She Can Do That Are Illegal Down Under

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An Australian TikToker made a video showing what is legal in the UK but illegal in Australia. Rhiannon Cunningham,23, already had an impressive following, but thanks to this video, she went viral.

Rhiannon moved to Brighton three years ago and has over 260k followers on this social media platform. Here is what you can do in the UK, but you should not do Down Under:

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The video titled Doing things in the UK that are illegal in Australia includes random, everyday stuff most of us take for granted. It starts with crossing the street where there is no designated crosswalk. The Brits do it regularly, but in Rhiannon's homeland, that would set you back $220.

Another thing that is typically British is putting your feet on train seats. If you ever find yourself Down Under, this move will cost you a $1,100 charge.

Australian In The Uk Shares The Things She Can Do That Are Illegal Down Under
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With a can of Desperados, this TikToker reminded the general public that drinking on the streets is okay in Britain. But not in her homeland.

Riding a bike requires a mandatory helmet in Australia. If not, you need to pay $2,200. In the UK, things are not so strict.

However, many of these crazy Aussie rules about your safety, unlike some lesser-known British rules, that were never updated.

Australian In The Uk Shares The Things She Can Do That Are Illegal Down Under
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For example, it is illegal for a woman to be topless unless she works in a tropical fish shop in Liverpool. The sources may vary, but even the thought of this rule made us chuckle.

An existing general law, the Salmon Act 1986, states you should not handle salmon in suspicious circumstances.

And in case you think that Brits enjoy nothing more than drinking in pubs, you should know that's illegal.

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According to Section 12 of the Licensing Act 1872:

"Every person found drunk... on any licensed premises, shall be liable to a penalty."

The good news is that this outdated rule will not land you in jail or even get you fined. As long as there is no salmon involved...