“Know Your Laws” is a production of the Press Office of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force.
CARRYING CUTLASS, SWORD OR MACHETE OTHERWISE THAN IN A SHEATH
(Criminal Code of Saint Lucia)
428. A person who without reasonable excuse, proof of which lies on him or her, carries with him or her in any public place in any city, town or village any cutlass, sword, machete or bayonet, unless it is carried in a sheath or other covering, is liable on summary conviction to a fine of $1,000 or to imprisonment for one year.
“We, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force would like to encourage the citizenry to read and study the laws which governs our society. Never forget that knowledge is power”.