THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.226a Pocket knife opened by mechanical device; unlawful sale or possession; persons exempted.
Any person who shall sell or offer to sell, or any person who shall have in his possession any knife having the appearance of a pocket knife, the blade or blades of which can be opened by the flick of a button, pressure on a handle or other mechanical contrivance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not to exceed 1 year or by a fine of not to exceed $300.00, or both.
The provisions of this section shall not apply to any one-armed person carrying a knife on his person in connection with his living requirements.
History: Add. 1952, Act 233, Eff. Sept. 18, 1952
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