VIC Purchasing Knife from overseas

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  1. Hail Fire

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    Hello,

    I was wondering if I was able to purchase a specific knife. The closest prohibited weapon it resembles is a dagger but it is longer and non concealable. It is coming from Germany. It is the KM2000 if you need to google it.


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    Hail Fire
     
  2. Rob Legat - SBPL

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    You should be fine. It is likely a 'controlled weapon', but so are kitchen knives. If you have it for a legitimate purpose, including collection, and don't carry it in public, you shouldn't run into trouble.
     
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    So does that mean it’s perfectly fine to import from another country? I read that for some knifes you have to fill out a form at your local police station.
     
  4. Rob Legat - SBPL

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    There's an application for importation which is relevant to firearms. I can't see any requirement for knives, and the Department of Home Affairs' website states that fixed blade knives are fine to import. If you're concerned, check with your local police station.
     
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