No Way! 5 Places With No Laws

5 Places With No Laws

5 Places With No Laws

1 – Antarctica

Antarctica - 5 Places With No Laws

The first place in our list of the 5 places with no law is Antarctica. Governed only by a treaty signed in 1959, Antarctica is basically lawless.Since it is mainly a massive ice cube and offers little to any nations who wish to colonize, the continent has been donated to science experiments.


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2 – International waters

international waters - 5 Places With No Laws

international waters - 5 Places With No Laws

As a matter of fact, the 12 nautical miles surrounding a country are regarded as national waters, and a further 12 miles out from that is a contiguous zone. Thus, if one were to drive past the 12 nautical miles, you’ll find yourself in the lawless land that’s international waters. Nonetheless, in genuine international waters, the Convention on the High Seas takes over, making things like piracy illegal. So no matter where you are on the sea, it’s still not legal to commit murder, and that’s just as well because you can still be prosecuted on land under Admiralty Law.


3 – Ungoverned Afghanistan

Ungoverned Afghanistan - 5 Places With No Laws

one of the most dangerous areas in Afghanistan is a western territory known as Ungoverned Afghanistan. This part of the world is officially known as a federally administered tribal area. Technically, it’s unclaimed by the nation of Afghanistan and self-governed by the tribes inhabiting it. Geographically speaking, the zone is mountainous and rather difficult to live on, but populated nonetheless.


4 – Pitcairn Islands

Pitcairn Islands - 5 Places With No Laws

Pitcairn Island occupies the fourth place in our list of the 5 places with no laws. With a population of only forty-eight people as of a July 2014 estimate, Pitcairn Island is the smallest national jurisdiction in the world by population. Pitcairn Island and the unpopulated islands around it are claimed as a British Overseas territory by the United Kingdom. Although the island is under the reign of the British laws, the islanders are left alone to craft their own laws and self-govern.

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5 – Slab City


Slab City - 5 Places With No Laws

Last and not least in our list of the 5 places with no law is the city of Slab. Located about a hundred miles east of San Diego, Slab City is a free campsite and alternative living community. Previously an old WWII base, Marine Barracks Camp Dunlap, the campsite earns its name for the concrete slabs that remained long after the military base had been bulldozed and abandoned.The area is quite situated in the middle of the desert and its permanent residents wind up in Slab City due mainly to poverty. However, they might also have opted for this area because of the feeling of freedom that comes with living in such an uncontrolled and lawless zone.

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