This information needs to be updated. As of February of this year, circuit sheets are legal in Wisconsin as long as you can pass a firearms background check. AB 142, which came into effect on February 6, 2016, lifts restrictions on the possession and carrying of knives, including printed circuit boards, for those who are not prohibited by law from owning a firearm. Please check the invoice and update this item. It`s a great resource, especially when it`s kept up to date. As of 2015, you can wear almost anything hidden. I am not sure about gravity and butterfly knives, but The Assembly`s Bill 142 lifted the ban on circuit blades and perhaps the others listed above, as well as all local ordinances. This has been done so as not to confuse travelers who live elsewhere or who have been elsewhere (in the state) where something is legal. The only problem you might have is whether there is a reason why wearing it would be illegal for you, which I imagine would be an example of a convicted criminal. In Sweden, the possession of knives in a public place, at school or on public roads is prohibited.
 Exceptions apply to persons who carry knives for professional or otherwise justified reasons. Switching blades may not belong to anyone under the age of 21.  It`s outdated. The Switchblade Act was shot down and buried. It is now legal to own and/or wear any type of WI blade. Non-criminals can transport without a permit. One of the few things Walker did well. ???? Any type of self-opening knife or blade tool that can be opened with one hand (including any one-handed knife that has been deactivated by removing its opening mechanism) is illegal to possess or possess. Multi-tools with one-handed opening blades are also illegal to own or possess.
Manually open one-handed knives are legal.  As of February 8, 2016, switching blades can be owned and worn. Please update this page to reflect current knife laws. Under Lithuanian legislation, it is illegal to wear or possess a blade if it meets one of the following criteria: the blade is larger than 8.5 cm; the width in the middle of the blade is less than 14 % of its total length; The blade is double-sided.  Knives for which it is legal to carry concealed or overt wearers Wisconsin law has removed most knives, including automatic knives, from the general list of “dangerous weapons.” This means that for most knives there is no prohibition on concealed carrying. However, it is important to note that the law does not exempt all knives from being a “dangerous weapon”, for example, for the purpose of passing them on to minors. There are essentially no clear guidelines at the level of the Court of Appeal on knives, if any, which can be dangerous weapons. French law defines circuit blades as dangerous weapons that should not be carried on one`s own body.  If such knives are transported in a vehicle, they must be placed in a secure, locked compartment that is not accessible to the occupants of the vehicle.  In addition, French law provides that the authorities may classify any knife as a prohibited object depending on the circumstances and the discretionary power of the police or judicial authorities.  This page has been almost completely deleted since Governor Walker withdrew this law in 2015. I can legally carry 10 blades, 10 butterfly knives and 50 6-inch blades at a time.
All hidden even without special permission. Convince yourself of these current facts. I just want to keep WI residents and visitors up to date. With the signing of AB 142, all restrictions on the concealed carrying of ALL knives were removed from Wisconsin laws. These include switch blades, sometimes called automatic knives. Is it legal to go armed with a legal knife (like a Bowie or Kabar knife) as long as the knife is not hidden, even if you are a convicted criminal? (Non-violent crime.) Hello, I am a criminal in Wisconsin and have always carried a knife since I was a teenager. Is it legal for me to carry a knife on the outside of my bag where it is visible and not hidden? What would you say in my car? Thank you! In Russia, switching blades (rus. автоматический нож, выкидной нож, пружинный нож) are illegal only if the length of their blade is more than 9 centimeters (about 3.5 inches) – this is an illegal weapon and a fine of 500-2000 Russian rubles (about 8-30 dollars) and the removal of the knife only for carrying (Article 20.8 of the Criminal Code of Russia), but not for illegal purchase and possession (storage at home or elsewhere). Only the self-production and sale of poor whites (rus. холодное оружие) is a crime in Russia (both of these crimes are punishable by: Part 4 Article 222 and Part 4 Article 223 of the Russian Criminal Code). If the blade is less than 9 centimeters, anyone (even if people under the age of 18, with a criminal history or mental illness) can buy, possess and hide such a blade without a license (open carrying of weapons or things that resemble a weapon in human settlements; with the exception of police officers). But even in this case, it is recommended that people carry an official certificate (type approval) (which is usually in a box with a purchased knife), which proves that it is not a melee weapon and is not limited to transport, in which case knives with a length of more than 9 cm are also sometimes allowed.
    2016, switching blades, butterfly knives and OTF knives are now legal. Is it illegal to have a Karambit knife? I`m going to visit Wisconsin for a month. In Italy, the switching blade or self-opening knife (coltello a scatto) is generally defined as an arma bianca (offensive weapon) rather than a tool. Although the purchase of adult knives is legal, these knives cannot be transported outside one`s own property or carried on the person, nor concealed or discovered, nor transported in a motor vehicle in which the knife is accessible to the driver or passenger.   The Italian Ministry of the Interior has warned that switching blade knives are considered offensive weapons in their own right.  In the Czech Republic, it is legal to carry and possess knives with switching blades or automatic knives.  Correction: It is legal to wear a secret circuit sheet with an appropriate ccw license. This really needs to be updated. All knives are now legal and you can carry any knife you want as long as you are not a criminal. This page is deprecated. See www.akti.org/state-knife-laws/wisconsin/ This really needs an update. Switchblades are now legal in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin`s knife laws do not restrict a minor`s possession of a knife. However, it is illegal for a minor to possess a firearm or to have a firearm transmitted by an adult. Wisconsin laws offer little clarity on when a knife becomes a weapon. Some members of the U.S. Congress saw the Switchblade controversy as a political opportunity to capitalize on the constant negative reports about the Switchblade knife and its connection to youth violence and gangs. This cover included not only magazine articles, but also very popular films from the late 1950s, including Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Blackboard Jungle (1955), Crime in the Streets (1956), 12 Angry Men (1957), The Delinquents (1957), High School Confidential (1958), and the Broadway musical West Side Story in 1957.