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Old 12-18-2012, 02:39 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Blue60 View Post
How is it illegal? I got it a a store in canada. Its a single sided edge, and can not be open with by flicking and is not spring loaded. (I am just interested in how its breaking the law) I know a cop and he thought it was cool but didn't say anything about it being illegal.
Canadian Criminal Code, RSC 1985, c C-46

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“prohibited weapon” means

(a) a knife that has a blade that opens automatically by gravity or centrifugal force or by hand pressure applied to a button, spring or other device in or attached to the handle of the knife, or

(b) any weapon, other than a firearm, that is prescribed to be a prohibited weapon;
I would think your knife meets the opens automatically by centrifugal force and therefore be deemed a "prohibited weapon"
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