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#112915 - 10/05/04 07:26 PM Whats the regulations in airports of Canada?
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K well im trying to get my stepmom to bring back a Katana from China and I was wondering if anyone knows well how it works? Some say its prohibited and others say its alright. Anyone that knows the topic, help me out?

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#112916 - 10/07/04 12:42 AM Re: Whats the regulations in airports of Canada?
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I've brought back into Canada swords from overseas, keep it in the bagage you check in; not you carry on. Do not lie about having it, and tell the truth about what it is you have in your bag.

if you have documentation about being a member of a martial arts club, bring it to show you have some legitimate reason for having a sword.

That's all, you shouldn't have any trouble if you follow all these steps

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#112917 - 10/07/04 05:13 AM Re: Whats the regulations in airports of Canada?
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Well I have had problems with bringing Bokuto into Toronto and an over officious customs guy. I should have reported it. I pass that way again next May. If I goes smooth I will let it go.

I tried to be honest but he insisted I should have declared them as weapons.

Best of luck.

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