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Use the search and filter options below to help narrow your results. I know that just for myself, I’ll be leaving them at home rather than risking confiscation of an expensive knife. With the experience that only 35 years of perfecting a trade can bring,  you know these knives will perform well and give you many years of enjoyment. Mail from the US to Canada goes through Canadian customs, so that might not be the best idea. WTF. Five Kershaw Skyline knives were seized and classified as prohibited weapons by the Canada Border Services Agency. Five Kershaw Skyline knives were seized and classified as prohibited weapons by the Canada Border Services Agency. | Knife Depot. It includes knives that require some preliminary or simultaneous minimal manipulation of either a flipper or other non‑edged parts of the blade. Now we don’t have to worry about overzealous customs taking our knives. Handmade fixed blade everyday carry knives for indoor or outdoor use. Custom kitchen knives handcrafted in Carlsbad, CA. Learn More. If you want to order (or send) a set of kitchen knives, cleavers, and such, these are not prohibited and you just pay any duty or GST when it arrives, along … Subject This doesn’t make any sense just ridiculous I don’t know what’s wrong with this world people is logical thinking just don’t make sense anymore !!! Pages. Each importation of a knife is evaluated on a case‑by‑case basis in order to determine its classification. b. it includes knives that require some preliminary or simultaneous minimal manipulation of either a flipper or other non-edged parts of the blade. don’t the moronic public( beauracrats and politicians) know a few pissant rules will not stop any body who is determined to own something they classify as contraband? It’s unclear just how broadly they will apply these laws and that’s part of the problem. b) any weapon, other than a firearm, that is prescribed to be a prohibited weapon. We can not provide an opportunity to appreciate how sharp and splendid the traditional swords are directly, however, we make sure how good they are by using the practical kitchen knives with the same methodology. As seen on. Your email address will not be published. When I spoke to the customs agent on the phone, she told me that this was irrelevant as there was a recent case where the courts of Canada decided that spring assisted knives fell under the category of automatic knives. function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} Handout, Canada Border Services Agency comments Leave a comment There are also situations when folding, assisted-opening, spring-assisted, and ball-bearing knives may be considered a prohibited weapon if the blade, through wear and tear or alteration, can be fully opened by applying centrifugal force or gravity to the blade as per the CITT decision. This could include those knives that also use a flipper or other non-edged parts like a thumb stud. See this external post for... SIGN UP. Consult your local and state laws before ordering if you are in doubt. Now, if police starting broadly defining knives as illegal and the courts back them up, then that’s when things start getting dicey. Ottawa, January 5, 2018. This Notice is to advise interested parties that the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has rendered a decision in Appeal No. Folding Knives. The statement of reasons of the CITT decision is explained in the decision document, which can be found at http://www.citt-tcce.gc.ca/en/node/8176. Even if we had to register them it would at least be something positive. Thanks for visiting my site and browsing through my custom knives. If you are or know a Canadian, please share this with them, as they certainly should know what’s coming. Browse by Unreplied Posts. They would definitely be welcomed. Learn how your comment data is processed. A quick look through Blade Forums will reveal all these stories of knives getting seized. Sales in Canada may also increase because importing knives from the United States may not be an option, but here’s a good analysis from Blade: This isn't about pitting one group again another, though. gtag('js', new Date()); President of the Canada Border Services Agency sought to reclaim a seized shipment of Kershaw Skyline 750 Knives in the wake of a 2015 law banning many … If you have any questions regarding my knives, kindly fill out the form below. In that regards I won’t own anything that is illegal or prohibited but, that’s what makes me a law abiding citizen and knife enthusiast. does a simple apple peeler suddenly become a revolving blade and illeagal? They are currently fighting the City of New York to repeal some laws there too. He forfeited the seized items and returned to the United States. 72,192 moves this year and counting! Once your package has cleared customs, it is handed over to Canada Post for delivery. Anyone in Canada has had knives seized by customs when importing from abroad? 2014/06/16 09:07 RICHMOND - Item has been presented to Canada Border Services Agency for customs review. The CITT agreed that the Skylines were prohibited. https://t.co/CWFzp8O3t3, — BLADE Magazine (@BladeMagazine) January 16, 2018. Important notice: Commercial and private passenger flights into Canada from the United Kingdom have been suspended for 72 hours, effective 12:01 am December 21.Canada’s travel restrictions and … A CITT decision, Appeal No. Recent Threads . Here’s a video showing how they might do it: Others suggest to completely remove the blade, though who knows if border security will figure that out. Again, that’s a big hassle with no guarantees. The CITT agreed that the Skylines were prohibited. According to Blade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized imported assisted-opening knives, claiming they violated the 1958 Federal Switchblade Act about 10 years ago. The scary part is that the tribunal says that a knife is prohibited if it can open automatically once the … For this purpose, skinning knives have shorter and thinner blades that are curved. Support Staff: – Dustin Kenall, Counsel, Daniel Petit Regulation of weapons work, as evidenced by the relatively low Canadian murder rates, compared to our southern warzone. I believe it specifies that there should not be “minimal manipulation” to do it, though it’s unclear whether they’d actually know. I control the whole process by completing each knife and sheath from start to finish – no outsourcing. Seizure #2. 1. Needless to say, the takes have been brutal. Required fields are marked *. Due to the technical nature of your inquiry I was able to contact the Ministry of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and they provided me with the following information: The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is responsible for effectively controlling the movement of weapons in order to ensure compliance with existing laws, regulations, and orders. The new regulation may or may not be enforced stringently, and this could easily hit people who simply are not aware of the legal change. We update Track to indicate the package has cleared customs and is on its way to you. window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; This is a knife with a flipper but no assisted-opening mechanism. The EPA Automotive Imports Fact Manual can be obtained by writing to the Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460. According to the Criminal Code, subsection 84(1), prohibited weapons are defined as: a) a knife that has a blade that opens automatically by gravity or centrifugal force or by hand pressure applied to a button, spring, or other device in or attached to the handle of the knife; or. U.S. Customs and Border Protection P.O. Also on June 30, officers referred for further examination a United States resident. You need to separate the skin from the meat and abdominal tissues carefully so the muscles, tissues, and skin itself won’t be damaged. If gun owners and collectors can purchase “restricted” firearms why is there no provision for knife owners or collectors to purchase “restricted” knives? Hamilton Police seized 213 illegal knives from vendors at this past weekend's Festival of Friends. Some people are speculating as to what sort of ways there are to get around this potentially arbitrary and over-broad classification. Click here to have a look at SW1 – SW4 – Stonewashed Everyday Carry Knives under the EDC Category, Price includes a handcrafted, custom-fitted leather sheath, SW1 – Stonewashed Everyday Carry Knife with Blue Flame Maple Handle, SW2 – Stonewashed Everyday Carry Knife with Burled Maple Handle, SW3 – Stonewashed Everyday Carry Knife with Spalted Maple Handle, SW4 – Stonewashed Everyday Carry Knife with Australian Lacewood Handle, E9 – Green-Blue Flame Maple Everyday Carry Knife, F4 –  Vine Etched Blade with Burled Elm Handle. While slipjoints are safe in theory, you could probably open most of them with centrifugal force if you tried because this includes non-edged parts of the blade. Place of Hearing: – Ottawa, Ontario The scary part is that the tribunal says that a knife is prohibited if it can open automatically once the blade is slightly ajar “with minimal manipulation by the thumb of either the flipper or other non-edged parts of the blade, such as the nail nick, to overcome the initial resistance.”. (Hold the spine of a blade on your Swiss Army Knife and it’s not hard to see how you could do it.). Most criminals aren’t too bright. Lol (sarcasm my friend) 😉🤣. Bobraz. The sad fact is the same gang bangin hooligans that carry an illegal firearm in public probably also carry a sweet balisong, switchblade or stiletto that I wouldn’t mind owning myself. This is a knife with a flipper but no assisted-opening mechanism. 2495. Box 7407 Washington, DC 20044. In 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) started allowing customs to seize flippers because “the Tribunal determined that pressing on the protrusion engages the torsion bar or spring system, which is integrated into the handle. Thank God we have such smart “progressives” to tell us what to do! Thomas Xavier over at the More Than Just Surviving offered the best analysis of what it means. By and large, knifemakers agree that such restrictions are bad for the craft, bad for enthusiasts and bad for business. Check out our custom forged knives selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our knives shops. Available Knives; Fixed Blades; Folding Knives; Folding Knives … Just watch George Carlins take on rights. Below is his response to my email. Not all pocket knives are considered to be prohibited weapons. They aren’t rights if they can be taken away, they are privilege’s. When CBSA seized the knives, the person tried to appeal the decision. Having one of the custom folding knives Canada boasts of is very useful here. I hope this helps. Your email address will not be published. Notification of Canadian International Trade Tribunal Decision on Centrifugal Opening Knives Customs Notice 18-01. Let me get this straight… so I can order a large ass fixed blade say for bushcraft from the states with no problem with csba? I'm moving from. This is one of the more than 1,600 switchblade knives seized March 24 at the North Portal border point. Unique custom fitted leather tooled and welted sheath is included. The ZT0350 was the subject of other CBSA disputes. It’s an acid stonewash finish that gives the blade surface a random design. Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has sent shock waves through the knife community after it announced that its interpretation of a ‘prohibited weapon’ had changed to include most everyday folding pocket knives. I got a dreaded customs letter today saying they have seized a knife I tried to "import". You can also visit the EPA Web site. Relax, enjoy the trip, unless you’re hiding something. Available Knives For Sale. It doesn’t make sense to me as a collector that I can buy Katanas but not assisted knives. If I don't get an import permit they will take me to court. Health Insurance in Canada; Health Insurance in Mexico; Health Insurance in Australia; Health Insurance in Germany ; Health Insurance in Spain; Blog; About Us; Skip To Close. Revised date – Ottawa, January 10, 2018. gtag('config', 'UA-86650-1'); Just a few months after Canada joined the rest of the world (except the United States, of course) in allowing small knives on planes, it announced a sweeping change that essentially bans nearly every type of folding knife in existence from being imported into the country. There’s a big difference. They allow immigrants Kirpans on airplanes but ban our daily tools we need …. “Seized” means it contained something illegal and you (or anyone else) is not going to get it back. AP-2017-012, T. LaPlante v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency regarding knives … They conducted a search and seized: a restricted .44-calibre revolver; Accordingly, it can be said that the knives open by pressing a device attached to the handle, as the protrusion must be attached to the spring or torsion bar mechanism in order to activate it.”. When CBSA seized the knives, the person tried to appeal the decision. There is a organization dedicated to preserving our right to keep and carry edged weapons. Mar 26, 2018 1950 VIEWS. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I control the whole process by completing each knife and sheath from start to finish – no outsourcing. I have a folder on me since my 13 years old , im in my mid 40’s now LOG IN. Fellow Canadians, when this bs… er, I mean fine Canadian legislation passes, join me in surrendering or throwing out your pocketknifes even though you’ll never commit a crime with them, oh but don’t forget to replace it with a pair of plastic safety scissors for if you ever need to cut a seatbelt to rescue someone from a burning car… better yet, knaw through that dot approved nylon webbing with your teeth. If you consider it a tool, which for most of us they are, the answer would be a straightforward no. A good selection of fixed blade knives available in each of the categories below! Does that mean people will start walking around with sheaths on their belts for edc cause its completely legal?! Added to Cart. I’m not entirely sure, but it can’t be good. If this is the case, these knives would fall within the definition of a prohibited weapon, and could be prohibited under TI 9898.00.00 unless an exemption in that TI applies. Our government assures us that abortion, alcohol, drugs, etc will never be controlled by bans bc people will break the law…but gun & knife bans ALWAYS work 100% bc it’s the violent criminals who follow the laws. made by daniel petit …, Daniel Petit Officers seized 7,668 bladed items at the UK’s borders in … I am a Canadian from Ontario. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Clearly the knives do not fall under the categories of paragraph 21, but rather are clearly part of the exception in paragraph 22. Filter Your Results . Please note: Once a parcel is with CBSA, we cannot intervene or inquire about the status of the parcel. Price. If you think I’m being a bit flippant, just take a look at how a similar law was implemented in New York City. This Notice is to advise interested parties that the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has rendered a decision in Appeal No. Fuck them. Knives. Tribunal Panel: – Daniel Petit, Presiding Member Then, you should get your deboning knife for a smoother process. You can also visit the Exporting a Motor Vehicle page. It seems that the law has changed in February 2018. Basically I can't request a review of the decision. 2014/06/16 09:06 RICHMOND - Item has arrived in Canada and was sent for further processing. kniferights.org. i have develloped taste in folders over the years …. Unanswered Questions. Prohibited weapons are listed in TI 9898.00.00. If I lose they will request court costs. Canada Customs Bans Import of Nearly All Folding Knives, Why Do People Hate Assisted-Openers? I would be pleased to answer any queries you may have! Times for packages to clear customs vary. I just got a letter stating that my Kizer Large Hunter is being held at the border. (Canada Border Services Agency) Looks like there won't be a big knife fight after all. Fortunately, knifemakers in Canada can still export their knives to people in the United States. Listen to how they ask their questions, CBSA are generally not dicks unless they’re having a crap day, and they ask the way they do for good reasons. 1. SubjectUSA/International Purchase InquiryProduct InquiryService & SupportTracking & Shipment InquiryOther, Gary Greer Knives 21 Sparling Crescent Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7H 3M1 Canada, Home | Shop Tour |  Available Knives | Sold Knives | The Bench | Links | Purchasing, © 2019 Gary Greer Knives, All Rights Reserved | Designed & Developed  by Brand Scrubbers, S18 –  City Slicker with pearl polymer handle, Handcrafted works of art – fully functional. 20 Iconic Knives Every Knife Enthusiast Should Own, India’s Urumi Whip Sword May Be Dangerous, Pocket Knives and Airports – TSA Knife Rules. I am therefore forwarding a copy of your correspondence to my colleague, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, for information and consideration. We’ll keep you updated if anything changes in Canada. The Canada Border Services Agency seized 610 of these between January 1, 2005 and July 12, 2011. Quantity. Customs officers seized the knives and provided him with the regulation to support the seizure. They always ask about firearms, and occasionally about mace and/or pepper spray, but I’ve never been asked if I had a knife. Just like the title says customs seized my knife .. I can appeal, but I’m not sure if that will help. Another possible way to get around it is by mailing the knife in pieces. Officers arrested the traveller and seized his vehicle, which was released upon payment of a $4,500 penalty. We deliver our products Free Worldwide Shipping! New Questions. 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