Now-a-days, due to busy day to day life and hectic schedule, people often forget birthdays and anniversaries of their loved ones. Married people would agree that generally husbands forget their wives’ birthdays. Forgetting and moving on are usually the best course of action in these situations, but you cannot do this mistake in this country it seems. We’re going to tell the name of the country where forgetting your wife’s birthday is ‘illegal.’
We are taking about Samoa where a husband could face up to five-year prison sentence for this offence, according to the law of the country. Samoa is an Polynesian island country located around 64 km west of American Samoa. The country consists of two main islands, Savai’i and Upolu.
As reported by DNA, husbands in Samoa are warned the first time when they forget their wife’s birthday. If he repeats the mistake for a second time, then he is fined or could face a jail sentence.
According to reports, in Samoa, there is a special team at the police level to ensure that this law is enforced and followed. This team takes action on receiving such complaints. Awareness camps across the country are also established to aware the wives of their rights and the law.