Ban on imitation Samurai swords?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7139724.stm Imitation Samurai swords are to be banned after a spate of attacks in the UK, say ministers. The Home Office has confirmed plans to outlaw the weapons in England and Wales after putting forward the idea earlier this year. Home Office minister Vernon Coaker said there... show more http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7139724.st...

Imitation Samurai swords are to be banned after a spate of attacks in the UK, say ministers.
The Home Office has confirmed plans to outlaw the weapons in England and Wales after putting forward the idea earlier this year.
Home Office minister Vernon Coaker said there was a clear danger to the public posed by easily-available swords.

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Update: did anyone know they were legal???
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