Updated July 08, Late last month, Fraser Anning from Katter's Australian Party argued in the Senate that people must have the right to self-defence following a recent spate of what he called "horrific violent crimes against women".
He called on the Federal Government to allow the Women and swords in Australia of pepper spray and encourage the states to legalise carrying it, saying it provides a non-lethal and easy-to-use means of protection. Most of the subsequent attention has been on the comments about Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young made by Senator Leyonhjelm during that debate.
But there's a fact about pepper spray that may have escaped your attention.
While it's illegal to bring it into Australia, with import permits only issued for police or government usethe laws about carrying pepper spray for self-defence are different around the country. Lorraine Finlay, a lecturer at the Murdoch University School of Law in Perth, says the one place where it's legal to carry pepper spray Massage therapy land Wollongong self-defence is Western Australia.
But you'll want ewords keep reading before going out and buying it. Pepper spray comes in the form Women and swords in Australia an aerosol. It's used to incapacitate people by causing temporary blindness, difficulty breathing and a burning sensation on the skin.
The side effects usually last for less than an hour.
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A report by the Queensland Crime and Misconduct Commission into its use by police found pepper spray was "relatively safe", but does cause intense pain. The spray itself is made with "oleoresin capsicum", which comes from chilli peppers.
That's why it's Women and swords in Australia called OC spray. And in case you're wondering, Mace is a specific brand that makes pepper spray, though that term is often un to refer to any type of defence spray. That puts it alongside things like crossbows, spear guns Lesbian community in Booval swords which can also be used in the state if you've got a "lawful excuse" — for instance, if it's used in martial arts. This is the lawful excuse for having pepper spray :.
Ms Finlay says nobody really knows where they stand. That's because you can't know for sure if you've got "reasonable grounds" until it's been tested in court.
Ms Finlay says the other problem with the law is that people don't always know in advance if they're going to need pepper spray.
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She says it makes sense to have very clear rules so that people who have the right to carry pepper spray in self-defence know that they sords that right. But there's varying opinions on whether pepper spray should be able to be carried for self-defence.
Adelaide Law School's Kellie Toole, an expert in laws surrounding self-defence, says pepper spray poses swordx similar dilemma to that of gun laws in America. She noted the concern was that "if you open the door to one type of force being able to be used, then you gradually open the door to other forms of force". But she also said that while we don't want community members carrying weapons "as a general rule", and noted the fear that pepper spray could get into the wrong hands, she said it nevertheless may be appropriate for some people to be Craigslist personals lake of the ozarks Bunbury to carry it.
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