Maine – Chapter. 43 17-A Section 1055. Trafficking in dangerous knives:
1. A person is guilty of trafficking in dangerous knives, if providing
he has no right to do so, he knowingly manufactures or causes to be
manufactured, or knowingly possesses, displays, offers,
sells, lends, gives away or purchases any knife which has
a blade which opens automatically by hand pressure applied
to a button, spring or other device in the handle of the
knife, or any knife having a blade which opens or falls or
is ejected into position by the force of gravity, or by an
outward, downward or centrifugal thrust or movement. 2.
Trafficking in dangerous knives is a Class D crime.
Maine – Chapter. 25 252. Section 2001A. Threatening display of or carrying concealed weapon:
1. Display or carrying prohibited. A person may not, unless excepted by a provision of law:
A. Display in a threatening manner a firearm, slungshot, knuckles, bowie knife, dirk, stiletto or other dangerous or deadly weapon usually employed in the attack on or defense of a person; or
B. Wear under the person’s clothes or conceal about the person’s person a firearm, slungshot, knuckles, bowie knife, dirk, stiletto or other dangerous or deadly weapon usually employed in the attack on or defense of a person.
2. Exceptions. The provisions of this section concerning the carrying of concealed weapons do not apply to…
C. Knives used to hunt, fish or trap as defined in Title 12, section 10001;
Maine – Chapter. 12 Section 10001. Definitions.
23. Fish, the verb. To “fish” means to take, catch, kill, molest or destroy fish or to attempt to take, catch, kill, molest or destroy fish.
31. Hunt. To “hunt” means to pursue, catch, take, kill or harvest wild animals or wild birds or to attempt to catch, take, kill or harvest wild animals or wild birds.
64. Trap, the verb. To “trap” means to set, place or tend a trap within the fields, forests or waters of the State, to kill an animal that is caught in a trap or to aid or assist another person in setting or placing a trap, tending a trap or killing an animal that is caught in a trap.
Maine – Title 20-A: EDUCATION
Part 2: SCHOOL ORGANIZATION
Chapter 101: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Subchapter 1: SCHOOL BOARDS ¤1001. Duties of school boards…
9. Students expelled or suspended. Following a proper investigation of a student’s behavior and due process proceedings, if found necessary for the peace and usefulness of the school, they shall expel any student:
A. Who is deliberately disobedient or deliberately disorderly;
B. For infractions of violence;
C. Who possesses on school property a firearm… or a dangerous weapon as defined in Title 17-A, section 2, subsection 9 without permission of a school official;
D. Who, with use of any other dangerous weapon as defined in Title 17-A, section 2, subsection 9, paragraph A, intentionally or knowingly causes injury or accompanies use of a weapon with a threat to cause injury
Title 17-A: MAINE CRIMINAL CODE
Part 1: GENERAL PRINCIPLES Chapter 1: PRELIMINARY
9. Dangerous weapon.
A. “Use of a dangerous weapon” means the use of a firearm or other weapon, device, instrument, material or substance, whether animate or inanimate, which, in the manner it is used or threatened to be used is capable of producing death or serious bodily injury.