Lifehacker's Static Podcast: Is It Legal To Carry A Knife?

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    Good to know whos writing all these reviews...

    I think ill stick to word of mouth

    Not legal in VIC even if your "knife" aka carton cutter has property of coles on it, you will still get booked... :(

      That's completely untrue, having a controlled item for work purposes is a lawful excuse for possession.

    The US version of this site used to have some really useful info and tips but recently it has become really downmarket with lifehacks becoming obvious cut and paste jobs that are of dubious usefulness.

    I was dissapointed to see you advocating how to rip off online retailers and now carrying a knife? what the fuck is your editorial team smoking?????

    carrying a knife shouldnt be illegal, cutting neck must be illegal

    It is illegal in Qld to have in your possession a knife for defending yourself. Just been through court (magistrates) and was given a nice fine for the privilege of having a 3 inch bladed knife. The local gang have chains, knives, a machete and baseball bats. But the police pick on me, a disability pensioner for have a pocket knife. The secret is the reason for having a knife. i.e. if it is part of your dress (scouts etc.), if it is used for cutting string, fruit, plant cuttings for horticulture etc. Even if you use this excuse, the all knowing police can still charge you on possession just for the sake of it and you have to prove otherwise in court.

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