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Laws around the world
  

Australia:

Cub Scout Law:
Cub Scouts are loyal and obedient
Cub Scouts do not give in to themselves

Scout Law:
A Scout is trustworthy
A Scout is loyal
A Scout is helpful
A Scout is friendly
A Scout is cheerful
A Scout is considerate
A Scout is thrifty
A Scout is courageous
A Scout is respectful
A Scout cares for the environment

Chile

Scout Law:
The Scout places his honor in being worthy of trust.
The Scout is loyal.
The Scout is useful and helps others,
  without thinking of compensation.
The Scout is a friend to all and a brother to any Scout.
The Scout is courteous and gentlemanly.
The Scout loves Nature and protects animals and plants.
The Scout smiles and sings in difficult times.
The Scout is obedient.
The Scout is thrifty.
The Scout is clean and pure in thought, word and deed.

Norwegian

Scout Law:
A Scout is open to God and His word;
A Scout accepts responsibility for him/herself and others;
A Scout is helpful and considerate;
A Scout is a good friend;
A Scout is honest and trustworthy;
A Scout knows and protects the Nature;
A Scout thinks and acts independently,
  and tries to understand other people;
A Scout does his/her best in difficulties and troubles;
A Scout is thrifty;
A Scout works for peace and understanding between people.

Singapore

Scout Law:
A Scout is to be trusted.
A Scout is loyal.
A Scout makes friends, establishes and maintains harmonious
relations.
A Scout is disciplined and considerate.
A Scout has courage in all difficulties.

South African

Scout Law: Our actual laws are based on an abbreviated
version of the British laws:
1.  A Scout's Honor is to be trusted
2.  A Scout is loyal.
3.  A Scout's duty is to be useful and to help others
4.  A Scout is a friend to all and a brother to every other Scout
5.  A Scout is courteous
6.  A Scout is a friend to animals
7.  A Scout obeys orders
8.  A Scout smiles and whistles under all difficulties
9.  A Scout is thrifty
10. A Scout is clean in thought, word and deed.

We use a rhyme to remember the laws:

"Trusty, loyal, helpful,
Brotherly, courteous, kind,
Obedient, Smiling, Thrifty,
Clean in body and mind"

Swedish

Scout Law:
1.   A Scout is reverent to God and His word.
2.   A Scout is honest and trustworthy.
3.   A Scout is friendly and helpful.
4.   A scout is considerate and a good companion.
5.   A scout overcomes difficulties with humor.
6.   A Scout learns to know and protects the Nature.
7.   A Scout accepts responsibility for herself/himself and others.

Swiss

Scout Law:
A scout is honest towards him/herself and the others
A scout stands to his/her belief
  and respects the belief of others.
A scout takes care of the nature and all living beings
A scout helps wherever he/she can
A scout is a good companion
A scout keeps his/her self-control
A scout can integrate him-/herself in the community
A scout overcomes difficulties with humor
A scout can renounce
A scout is ready [willing] to take responsibility.

United Kingdom:

   Scout Law:
1. A Scout is to be trusted.
2. A Scout is loyal.
3. A Scout is friendly and considerate.
4. A Scout belongs to the world-wide family of Scouts.
5. A Scout has courage in all difficulties.
6. A Scout makes good use of time and is careful of  possessions and property.
7. A Scout has self-respect and respect for others.

   Scout Law (F.S.E.):
1.  A Scout's honor is to be trusted.
2.  A Scout is loyal to his Queen, his Country, his Scouters, his Parents, his Employers, and those under him
3.  A Scout's duty is to be useful and to help others.
4.  A Scout is a friend to all, and a brother to every  other Scout, no matter to what country, class  or creed the other belongs.
5.  A Scout is courteous.
6.  A Scout is a friend to animals  and to all other created things.
7.  A Scout obeys the orders of his parents, Patrol Leader, or Scout Master without question.
8.  A Scout smiles and whistles under all difficulties.
9.  A Scout is thrifty.
10. A Scout is clean in thought, word and deed.

   Cub Law: Cub Scouts always do their best, think of others before themselves and do a good turn every day.

   Cub Law (F.S.E.): The Cub honors his parents and obeys his leaders, Always does his best and is a friend to all.

   Rover Prayer: By the spirits of the just, Made perfect in their suffering, Teach us in our turn Oh Lord, To serve thee as we ought, To give and not to count the cost, To fight and not to heed the wounds, To toil and not to seek for rest, To labor and not to seek for any reward, Save that of knowing that we do thy will.

United States of America:

   Scout Law (Boy Scouts of America): A Scout is...Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind,
Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.

Scout Law (Girl Scouts of the USA): I will do my best:
to be honest
to be fair
to help where I am needed
to be cheerful
to be friendly and considerate
to be a sister to every Girl Scout
to respect authority
to use resources wisely
to protect and improve the world around me
to show respect for myself and others through my words and actions

 
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