|A straight, side-handled or friction-lock truncheon.
|Belt buckle knife
|A buckle which incorporates or conceals a knife.
|Blowpipe or blow gun
|A hollow tube out of which hard pellets or darts are shot by the use of breath.
|Butterfly knife or ‘balisong’
|A blade enclosed by its handle. Designed to split down the middle to reveal the blade without using a spring or other mechanical means.
|Cyclone or spiral knife
|A blade with a handle, a sharp point at the end and one or more cutting edges that each form a helix.
|A blade or sharp point hidden inside something that looks like a commonly carried everyday object. For example, a comb, brush, pen, cigarette lighter, key, lipstick or phone.
|Flick knife, gravity knife, ‘switchblade’ or ‘automatic knife’
|A knife where the blade opens automatically or is released from the handle, either by gravity or by pressing a button or something else on the knife.
|A bar of metal or other hard material worn strapped to the foot, from which a number of sharp spikes come out.
|A band of metal or other hard material worn on the hand, from which a number of sharp spikes come out.
|A cylinder-shaped container containing a number of sharp spikes.
|A band of metal or other hard material that’s worn on one or more fingers and is designed to cause injury. This also includes any weapon that incorporates a knuckleduster.
|Kusari or ‘manrikigusari’
|A hard weight or hand grip fastened to each end of a piece of rope, cord, chain or wire.
|A sickle fastened to one end of a piece of rope, cord, chain or wire.
|A hook-knife fastened to one end of a piece of rope, cord, chain or wire.
|A knife where the handle fits within a clenched fist and the blade comes out from between two fingers.
|Shuriken, ‘shaken’, ‘death star’ or ‘throwing star’
|A hard non-flexible plate with three or more sharp radiating points, designed to be thrown.
|A knife or spike made of a material that cannot be picked up by metal detectors and which is not made for use at home, for food or as a toy.
|A curved blade of 50 centimetres or over, based on the straight-line distance from the top of the handle to the tip of the blade.
|A hollow walking stick or cane containing a blade which may be used as a sword.
|A truncheon that extends automatically by pressing a button, a spring or other device that’s in or attached to the handle.
|A knife with a cutting edge, a serrated edge and images or words suggesting it is used for violence.