Bladed weapons

The following are considered bladed weapons:

  • flick knives, folding knives and generally all knives with a blade longer than 9 cm (or 7 cm under certain conditions);
  • knives where the blade has more than one cutting edge;
  • stilettos;
  • daggers;
  • spears;
  • bayonets;
  • swords;
  • sabres;
  • throwing knives and stars.

Bladed weapons are illegal weapons for which a licence cannot be obtained from the Ministry of Justice.

Carrying a bladed weapon is strictly prohibited and punishable by a fine and/or imprisonment.

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