Designed for use in emergency situations, this handy tool will quickly and easily slice through harness webbing. The G10 composite handle provides grip in wet and dry conditions and the tool is made from marine grade 420 Stainless Steel with a Titanium coating for greater corrosion resistance. Supplied with a nylon pouch with belt loop.
- Total Length 127mm
- Low profile tool that easily slips inside trouser or buoyancy aid pockets
- Shackle key fits most small to medium sized shackles
- G10 Composite handle for wet and dry grip
- Serrated blade edge for emergency use
- Webbing cutter
- Supplied with a nylon sheath
Titanium coated 420 stainless steel for even greater corrosion resistance.
REGULATORY State Knife Laws
CAUTION: Knives are governed by state laws and cannot be sold to any person under the age of 18 years. Proof of Identity may be required when purchasing any knives.
In this state a normal fixed blade or folding knife is referred to as a “regulated weapon” and “a person must not possess, carry or use and regulated weapon without lawful excuse” and “a person must not carry a regulated weapons unless it is carried in a safe and secure manner consistent with the lawful excuse for which it is possessed or is carried or is to be used”. A lawful excuse includes:
the pursuit of any lawful employment duty or activity; and participation in any lawful sport, recreation or entertainment.
The Summary Offences Act 1998 makes it an offence for a person to have custody of a knife in a public place without reasonable excuse. The Act specifies a number of reasonable excuses for having custody of a knife. Under the Act it is a reasonable excuse for a person to have custody of a knife, if the custody is reasonably necessary in all circumstances including:
– lawful pursuit of the person’s occupation
– preparation or consumption of food or drink
– participation in a lawful entertainment, recreation or sport or during travel to or from or incidental to these activities.
The Weapons Act 1990 says “a person must not physically possess a knife in a public place or a school, unless the person has a reasonable excuse”. A reasonable excuse is includes:
to perform a lawful activity, duty or employment; or
to participate in a lawful entertainment, recreation or sport; or
for use for a lawful purpose.
The Act goes on to give examples:
– a person may carry a knife on his or her belt for performing work in primary production;
– a fisher may carry a knife for use while fishing.
– a person may use a knife to prepare or cut food at a restaurant in a public place or when having a picnic in a park.
– a person may carry a pen knife or Swiss army knife for use for its normal utility purposes.
The above is listed for the information of our knife owners only and does not reflect the writer nor is it legal advice.
Note: This item is delivered direct from our suppliers so delivery time is approximate and subject to supplier availability.