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> Is it 'legal' for civillian to carry a knife, or other weapons for pure def

post Jun 7 2013, 12:43 AM

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TS, I found this


Worth reading for knowing what is considered offensive weapon in Malaysia.
Corrosive and Explosive Substances and
Offensive Weapons
1. Sulphuric acid
2. Nitric acid
3. Hydrochloric acid
4. Formic acid
5. Acetic acid
6. Phenols
7. Ammonia
8. Potassium hydroxide
9. Sodium hydroxide


1. Any knife, sometimes known as a “flick knife”, which has a blade which
opens automatically by hand pressure applied to a button, spring or other
device in or attached to the handle of the knife.

2. Any knife, sometimes known as a “gravity knife”, which has a blade which
is released from the handle or sheath thereof by the force of gravity or the
application of centrifugal force and which, when released, is locked in place
by means of a button, spring, lever or other device.

3. Any whip manufactured from bicycle or motor cycle chains, or from any
similar kind of chainwork.

4. All kinds of knuckleduster.

5. Any blade or other instrument attached to or forming part of a bicycle
pump, metal-pipe or stick, and concealed therein, which is capable of being
used for cutting or stabbing.

6. Any knife-like instrument with three sharp edges and a sharp pointed tip,
sometimes known as a “bearing-scraper”.

7. Any small axe normally used as a weapon and commonly known as “kapak

8. Any sword, kris, parang or other knife which on any part of it is written,
embossed, inscribed with or which otherwise bears any verse, word or character
connected with or relating to any religion or belief.

9. Any sword or parang which is normally meant to be used as a weapon and
not as an agricultural implement or household or garden tool.

10. Any spear or spearhead.

11. Any cross bow.

12. Any Patrolite, Stun Gun, Taser, Control Club or any such similar instrument,
device or equipment operated by battery or electricity or any form of power.

This post has been edited by toda_erika_II: Jun 7 2013, 12:50 AM
post Jun 7 2013, 01:20 AM

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QUOTE(LightningFist @ Jun 7 2013, 01:13 AM)
I guess with our country and all it's really up to interpretation right?

I mean Anwar x2, post ge13 arrests... even if you carry an innocent kitchen knife, which is technically a "concealed blade" if it's in your bag, when you meet those azzholes you know what can happen la.
I agree with u.

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