Customs Import Prohibition Order 2008

  • revoked
  • Customs Import Prohibition Order 2008: revoked, on 1 October 2011, by clause 6 of the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2011 (SR 2011/236).

Prohibited offensive weapons imports

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  • Knuckledusters, knives incorporating knuckledusters, swordsticks, and any weapon disguised to give the appearance of another article.

  • Any knife having a blade that opens automatically by hand pressure applied to a button, spring, or other device in or attached to the handle of the knife (sometimes known as a flick knife or flick gun).

  • Any knife having a blade that is released from the handle or sheath by the force of gravity or the application of centrifugal force, and that, when released, is locked in place by means of a button, spring, lever, or other device (sometimes known as a gravity knife or butterfly knife).

  • With the exception of any folding pocket knife with a blade less than 10 cm in length, any knife that—

    • (a) is designed for ease of concealment on the person; or

    • (b) has a double-edged blade that is designed or suitable for stabbing or throwing (as opposed to cutting); or

    • (c) is a knife of any of the kinds sometimes known as an urban skinner, terminator, black eagle, black dagger, or throwing knife.

  • Bayonets.