Here are nine of them listed for you.
In Itsukushima, an island which is regarded as sacred according to the religion Shintoism, and its religious followers are ardent on keeping the island’s purity by ensuring that it’s not allowed by somebody to die.
This island of Japan had this regulation in place since the year 1878, which stopped people from giving birth or from dying on the island.
On an island of Italy having a small population of only five hundred and thirty seven people, most of them have crossed their sixties.
Though, in 1960s, the population was thrice that number.
The mayor obviously scared of the health issues of the island’s population, made it necessary to get regular health checkups. After, he announced that it was ‘forbidden to get ill within the municipality’ and that ‘dying is prohibited’.
The Andalucian village of Lanjaron located in Spain is facing the problem with non-availability of burial space, its 4000 residents are forbidden to die, aka, rest in peace.
The law was made to answer the opponents looking for a quick fix to the problem, but it will stay in place until the government makes avail money and place to the villagers to construct a cemetery.
In a nutshell, the dead bodies don’t decay due to the permafrost in the region, and the bodies are well-preserved.
So, if someone is very ill, they’re taken to other farthest regions in Norway away from the town.
5. Falciano del Massico
Again, facing the same reason as Sellia, this town in Italy has also issued a similar rule which says, ‘It is forbidden for residents to go beyond the boundaries of earthly life, to go into the afterlife’.
The mayor had to issue the statement as they had no place to bury their dead.
The picturesque town of France imposes sanctions on people as everyone is forbidden for death.
The rule was made after a French court denied an request to expand their existing cemetery.
In 2005, the mayor passed a public bill in this town of Brazil that it’s illegal to die as it’s an environmental risk.
The mayor argued that to the deforestation of the rainforest which surrounded the village which be an environmental risk and he could not afford to pollute the rivers with decaying bodies.
However, a cemetery was constructed in the year 2010.
8. Le Lavandou
The citizens also held sympathy for the mayor’s decision but death is inevitable, so the people’s bodies are either returned to their homes’ region, or they are placed in pigeon-holes urns.
Again, in a very similar situation, the mayor was denied the space to construct a cemetery on a vacant airfield in the year 2007, as they ran out of burial space.
So, he passed a law prohibiting death, making it illegal for people to die.