My daughter carries a knife in her purse. It folds up and you have to pull some kind of trigger to release the knife, I told her she could get in trouble. Is it illegal to carry this knife. It could be a hunting knife I am not sure.
A lock knife is not a folding pocket knife and therefore it is illegal to carry around such a knife regardless of the length of the blade (if you do not have reasonable excuse). A lock knife means a knife which is similar to a folding knife, in that there is a spring holding the blade closed.
Banned knives and weapons. It is illegal to bring into the UK, sell, hire, lend or give anyone the following
Is it illegal to carry a assisted opening knife in Washington?
In the state of California, is it illegal to carry a pocket knife in a car?
Carrying a concealed dirk or dagger is illegal. California residents are allowed to own and carry Bowie and large knifes with no length limit.
In states that do have a knife statute, the answer to whether it is legal to carry a knife will generally depend upon the size of the knife. For example, it is illegal in California to carry a knife with a blade of two or more inches.
Is it illegal to carry a pocket knife or Swiss army knife? Would a traveller get into trouble in practice because of carrying one of these? Just to be clear, this question is not about knives that look like weapons, knives explicitly for self-defence or fighting, switchblades, large tactical knives or such.
It is illegal to sell a knife to a person under the age of 16. This law doesn't apply to knives that are considered prohibited weapons (for example, butterfly knives) which are illegal to own or carry at any point in time.
So i have just called my local police station and asked if i am allowed to carry a small folding knife with a blade under 4 inches. Well, the cop told me that it's illegal to carry ANY knife on you. If the cop was telling the truth, proud of Canada.
I found out that carrying a knife in Mexico is illegal, like go to prison and or pay thousands of dollars kind of illegal. I flew into Mexico the other week and had to leave any kind of knife behind and was thinking I better pick on up on arriving.
it's legal to buy and own any kind of blade, but it's illegal to carry them in public, unless you have a professional need or other valid reason (e.g. a carpenter or a handyman is allowed to carry a work knife).
Maine: Illegal to carry daggers, stilettos or "knives designed for harming others."
No I wasn't thinking that haha. And yes I'm pretty sure it is illegal, atleast where I live anyway. Recently a 13 year old was arrested for carrying a large knife at the local skatepark which is about a 2 minute drive from where I live.
It is in fact illegal to carry pepper spray in Cook County, including Chicago. Legal by state law.
We all carry for Holland ''illegal'' knives. even the teachers do. But we know we dont do anything wrong with it. only for our own saftey, so noone cares. well perhaps the cops. but they'll never know!
Well, in New Jersey, maybe. Section 2C:39-3 of the New Jersey Criminal Code makes it illegal to carry "any gravity knife, switchblade knife, dagger, dirk, stiletto . . . without any explainable lawful purpose."
2. The law clearly stipulates that balisongs/switchblades (both understood by the law as flick knife) and the gravity knives are illegal.
Lock knives are not classed as folding knives and are illegal to carry in public without good reason.
Some 60,000 knife owners in New York City alone have been arrested carrying certain kinds of knives, including gravity-assisted folding blades, on their persons. A proposed new law would make it illegal only to use such knives in the commission of a crime.
Worth noting, especially as this site (excellent though it is) skews heavily towards the US: it is illegal to carry a lock knife of any length in the United Kingdom, and any knife over 3 inches blade length.
The laws and rules about carrying knives in the UK is very confusing. Especially when you start trying to work out whether multi-tools like the Leatherman tools are legal or not.
I do make some knives that can be carried concealed, but I do not support illegal activity. What this means is that it is perfectly legal to carry a knife in a concealed location and with a method that the law allows, and by whom the law allows this method of carry.
Basic laws on knives. It is illegal to: sell a knife of any kind (including cutlery and kitchen knives) to anyone under 18.
It is illegal to carry a knife that doesn't fold and is longer than 3 inches.
That being said, last I heard ANY knife that operates by spring, gravity, or centrifugal(sp?) force is illegal to carry. (mind you to carry.....ownership is different.) As for having one in your home to practice with, or to display in a...
It is illegal for anyone to carry a knife without lawful authority or reasonable excuse. You could influence your friends by not carrying a knife and in turn make the streets safer. It is illegal for anyone to carry a knife as a weapon.
However, it is legal to carry a knife with a folding blade off less than 3-inches/7.62cm (i.e. a Swiss Army knife). Source: gov.uk website.
In the State of Virginia, any knife carried concealed that is not a folding knife with a metal blade 3 inches or less in length can be classified as an illegal, concealed weapon if local law enforcement apprehends you and the local district attorney chooses to prosecute.
Knives <3.5" are illegal to carry concealed with intent to use as a weapon, but otherwise are okay: A.P.E. v People 20 P.3d 1179 (2001).
It's illegal to carry a knife or offensive weapon in a public place without a reasonable excuse. Reasonable excuses include those who need them for work, like fishermen or carpet fitters, but this only applies while they're actually at work.
Unlawful carrying weapons. (a) A person commits an offense if intentionally, knowingly , or recklessly carries on or about his person a handgun, illegal knife, or club. . (6) "Illegal knife" means a: (A) knife with a blade over five and one-half inches; (B)...
Carrying a knife is illegal in Malaysia. You will be arrested and charged under the Corrosive, Explosive and Dangerous Weapons Act 1958 which carries a jail term of up to two years and whipping, upon conviction.
A new state law eliminates the category of "illegal knives," effectively expanding knife owners' freedom to carry blades almost anywhere in the state.
Since there isn't any such law in Bulgaria, police most likely will let you keep your knife and send you on your way with a "warning".
UK Legal Knife Clause: Knives You Can Carry Without a Valid Reason. Interestingly, the UK has a clause that allows you to carry a folding
Practically any knife or bladed implement can be legally owned in the Old Colony State, but most of them cannot be carried either openly or concealed. Some knives are illegal to manufacture or sell in Massachusetts despite the fact they can be legally owned...
State law defines certain knives as dangerous weapons and, with minor exceptions, makes it illegal to carry them on one's person or in a vehicle.
I wonder if it is legal to carry the defense tool linked below in a leather sheath?
I actually noticed this in a completely different thread of yours, you were asking for another knife suggestion and even there I mentioned I was surprised you carry a manix in NYC, so.. YES your manix is ILLEGAL.. it can actually get you jail time I...
New Jersey knife laws? Answered. I am 14 and a boy scout. Is there any restrictions on carrying a pocket knife that you know of?
That makes it illegal to carry on your person or in the passenger compartment of a car any switchblade or similar knife. It also includes butterfly knives, gravity knives or other knives that can be opened with the push of a button, a flick of the wrist or gravity.
The phrase "good reason" is intended to allow for "common sense" possession of knives, so that it is legal to carry a knife if there is a bona fide reason to do so.
For years, it was illegal to carry a switchblade in Illinois, but as of this month, it is now legal, but there is a catch. On August 11th, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law SB 607 which repeals a ban on switchblade knives in Illinois.
This includes hunting knives, pocket knives, multi-tools, survivor knives, balisongs etc. as knives are not considered weapons. The only exception are switchblades. It is illegal to carry or possess a switchblade if it meets one of the following criteria: the blade is longer than 8.5 cm...
Like in San Antonio assisted blade knives are illegal, but in my town of La Vernia they are not, So long story short, Unless there is a city ordinace against it, yes they are legal. Also any knife over 5.5" blade cannot be carried in public, and cannot be in reach of an persons in a vehicle.
This is the main reason I don't carry an auto knife any longer. I have a drawer full of very nice ones, but carry Spyderco Enduras and Delicas almost exclusively.
The new gun law allows a person under the age of 21, to carry a 'loaded' firearm in their personal vehicle.
I remember a case in Massachusetts where someone was arrested for carrying a 3' sword, which actually turned out not to be illegal. However, municipal ordinances vary here-- in Boston IIRC you can't legally carry any sort of knife with a blade 3" or longer.
In 1871, the Texas Legislature passed a bill forbidding Texans from carrying Bowie knives and other arms like slingshots, swords, canes and brass knuckles. In 2017, these restrictions have ended. State law defines an illegal knife as a knife with a blade longer than 5½ inches...
As long as u aren't doing nething illegal they have no reason to stop and search u Neways and if I was and Leo I wouldn't say nething about a knife u carry that could save someone Neways or ne other knife for that matter.
Originally posted by -Triple-: I have a question. Honestly. Why would a non-lethal baton be illegal for ordinary citizens to carry, but a .50 cal pistol is just dandy?
HOWEVER, should you take this into an environment where you have no justification to carry a knife, such as a petrol station, sporting event, supermarket, etc, then you should expect to be prosecuted. Fixed blade OR locking blade knives - of any length are not illegal to own or carry...
When added to your everyday carry, a sturdy pocket knife can be an indispensable and versatile tool.
Per se knives cannot be carried on public land without prior security clearance. UUW knives cannot be carried or possessed with an intent to use unlawfully.
Arguably one of the most well-known and prolific myths is that a knife is illegal to carry if the blade is larger than the palm of one's hand. Variations include that it is your own hand, the hand of the police officer examining, or the judge.
(4) The defendant did not use or attempt to use the weapon for an illegal purpose. The burden of proving this defense is on the defendant.
If you want to carry a fixed-blade knife, you must wear it openly on your belt, or else leave it in your car. Do not wear a knife on a lanyard around your neck or concealed under your shirt. Aside from being dangerous, it's also illegal.
So although Texans will be allowed to walk down the street carrying a katana, it's illegal to take blades exceeding 5.5 inches to the following places
Why Should You Get an EDC Knife? First on our list of criteria is a serious question. Why would someone even want to carry a knife every day?
At the same time, though, we've had boot knives available at the character loadout for a while now, and I've seen several people insisting that they're completely fine to carry.
By law you can carry a knife if you have reason to carry a knife. Ie camping, for your work etc. Some types of knives, like push knives or projectile knives are full on illegal because their only purpose is to be used on humans.
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Other knife laws in Illinois. Being an administrative state, Illinois is neither unfriendly nor friendly ownership of knives. The intention of the person carrying the blade determines whether it is illegal or legal to carry it.
I would be very careful saying that it is legal to carry a knife anywhere (or almost anywhere). Depending on where you live, the size of the knife, and how you carry it (open carry vs. concealed), not only can it be illegal, it may also be considered a felony.
According to the knife laws in Maine, owning, manufacturing, buying or selling some particular knives is illegal. They are