two questions in CA what is th legal carry age and what is the definition of conceal

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i was taken aside the other day by a father of my friend when he noticed that a bulge in my pocket was shaped like a knife which it indeed was, it was my edc that is usualy clipped to my pocket but the clip had snapped he claimed it to be illegal any idea if hes right or wrong?:confused::confused::confused::confused:
 
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the penal code does not provide an age restriction.

most municipal codes, however, limit or ban the carry of knives by minors (with few exeptions).
 
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I carry a Gerber AR 3.00, one time my uncle (who is a cop) asked if anyone had a knife on them so I pulled my out he said thanks, I asked him later if it was illegal he said "no as long as it isn't a switchblade or a butterfly knife" so your in the clear
 
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the penal code does not provide an age restriction.

most municipal codes, however, limit or ban the carry of knives by minors (with few exeptions).
where would you find the municipal codes though? i googled and they dont even mention knives...
 
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Do NOT take it to school!!!

I too have never found any age restrictions, and my 15 year old son carries, but only when he is in my supervision....just so we don't get anybody to excited....

I would keep it under 3", just because some localities have 3" laws that you may not be aware of.
 
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looked there but they didnt have san jose/sunnyvale..... any one have info there? (specifically on a minor carrying)

sorry, assumed you were in los angeles for some reason.

ill see if i can find anything.
 
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sorry, assumed you were in los angeles for some reason.

ill see if i can find anything.

thanks i really appreciate it. ive been on and off looking at laws for a 2 years now and its hard to find anything saying i cant carry here ( im only 16) but i dont want to risk getting in trouble with the police or anything. i even thought of getting a pink delica figured id get laughed at before arrested. lol
 
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http://www.sanjoseca.gov/

http://www.municode.com/Resources/gateway.asp?pid=14367&sid=5

http://www.municode.com/RESOURCES/ClientCode_List.asp?cn=Santa Clara County&sid=5&cid=7623

http://www.municode.com/RESOURCES/ClientCode_List.asp?cn=San Jose&sid=5&cid=4205

http://library2.municode.com/default/template.htm?view=document&doc_action=setHitDoc&doc_hit=1
(a) No person shall have in his possession, set, leave or deposit, fire or discharge, or cause to be fired or discharged, across, in, on or into County park lands any weapon, spear, missile, sling shot, trap or hunting device, air or gas weapon, throwing knife or axe, or any other weapon or device capable of injuring or killing any person or animal, damaging any property or natural resource, except in areas established for such use or while in direct transit to or from such areas and available parking .

http://library2.municode.com/4205/template.htm?view=document&doc_action=setHitDoc&doc_hit=1

10.32.020 Restrictions on weapons for persons under the age of eighteen years.
No person shall sell, dispose of or give to any minor under the age of eighteen years, any pistol, airgun or other weapon capable of receiving and discharging any charge, cartridge or explosive, without the written request of his parent or guardian; and no minor under the age of eighteen years shall have in his possession any such pistol or weapon unless by the written consent of his parent or guardian.
(Prior code § 4258.)

http://sunnyvale.ca.gov/Departments...icle/Related+Sunnyvale+Municipal+Codes+PS.htm
http://qcode.us/codes/sunnyvale/

google knife OR weapon


so you're left with the california state rules and restrictions,
schools, federal buildings ...
sale to minors is probably prohibited, but I'm not looking that up

disclaimer
i am not a lawyer, this is not legal advice, you assume the risk of your own actions ... :D
 

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thats about what i found. couldnt find anything saying otherwise.... but id like to hear from anyone if they did find anything else out. thanks a bunch guys. sometime this year i should be carrying a sebbie :D once i save up and it would suck if i got arrested and it got taken away.
 
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thats about what i found. couldnt find anything saying otherwise.... but id like to hear from anyone if they did find anything else out. thanks a bunch guys. sometime this year i should be carrying a sebbie :D once i save up and it would suck if i got arrested and it got taken away.

There is nothing else to find.
You have city/county/state laws,
and they all have to be published.

If a cop wants to arrest you he will arrest you.
Don't let him take your knife without a receipt,
because thats called theft :)
First and last move is ask for a lawyer, and shut up :D
 
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The way I interpret the CA laws, you can carry a folding sword if you could fit it in your pockets- as long as it's not an auto.
 
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