3in Folding Blade in South Africa?
December 27, 2009 11:22 AM   Subscribe

South African Knife Laws Filter: Can I Carry My Pocketknife?

I am moving to South Africa in a few months. In the states I regularly carry a small folding pocketknife (3in blade) around with me on a daily basis.

Does anyone know South African knife carrying laws? Is this legal?
posted by Spurious to Law & Government (2 answers total)
More info: I will be living in a urban area, not in the countryside.
posted by Spurious at 11:23 AM on December 27, 2009

The last post in this thread seems to suggest the rule is something like 'no blade longer than the width of your palm.' Which, for a typical pocket knife, shouldn't be a big deal.
posted by axiom at 1:32 PM on December 27, 2009

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