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Knife Seized by Customs (UK)

  • securitas88 Tuesday, January 31, 2012 2:34 PM Reply
    Basically, the only restriction in the UK on the length of fixed blade knives is on curved swords- those over 19.7" (50cm) blade are banned. An exception is provided to swords handforged using traditional methods- this allows genuine collectors to buy proper samurai swords etc.

    Any fixed blade knives other than swords, whether straight or curved, have no legal length restriction at all. Also, straight bladed swords are not restricted at all.

    Source: Offensive Weapons Order (Amendment) 2008, Offensive Weapons Order (Amendment no. 2) 2008, S. 141 Criminal Justice Act 1988.
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  • souljor Wednesday, February 1, 2012 5:18 AM Reply
    @securitas88 - thanks a lot man.
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