Dirks (2 edged push knives)in Michigan

Tried reading Michigan state law and it’sconfusing…can I have a 3.25 dirk traveling in my car?

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@Randyb The info came from the link below. Also has case law and examples. :us:

Daggers and Double-Edged Non-Folding Stabbing Instruments

Michigan law 750.227 Concealed weapons, carrying , states:

Sec. 227. (1) A person shall not carry a dagger, dirk, stiletto, a double-edged nonfolding stabbing instrument of any length, or any other dangerous weapon, except a hunting knife adapted and carried as such, concealed on or about his or her person, or whether concealed or otherwise in any vehicle operated or occupied by the person, except in his or her dwelling house, place of business or on other land possessed by the person.

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@BRUCE26 do you find that confusing like I do?

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They mean for it to be confusing. :roll_eyes:

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You can own it and have it in your home, but you can not carry it. The only non-folding edged weapon allowed for carry outside of the home is a hunting knife.

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This depends entirely on where you are in Michigan. Knives are not preempted like firearms are, this means every jurisdiction gets to make its own rules.

For the most part, a fixed blade belt knife is allowed by State law, but in some counties or townships it’s not.

Double edged knives remain illegal for carry throughout the State however.

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