In this Act:
"approval" means an approval in force under section 14.
"body armour" means a garment or item that is designed, intended or adapted for protecting the body from the effects of a weapon, including a firearm.
"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Police.
"controlled weapon" means:
(a) a knife, other than a knife that is a prohibited weapon; or
(b) an article that is prescribed by regulation to be a controlled weapon.
"firearm" means a firearm as defined in section 3(1) of the Firearms Act , but does not include an imitation or replica firearm.
"night-time" means the interval between 9 pm and 6 am.
"offensive weapon" means an article:
(a) made or adapted to cause damage to property or to cause injury or fear of injury to a person; or
(b) by which the person having it intends to cause damage to property or to cause injury or fear of injury to a person;
but does not include a prohibited weapon, controlled weapon or body armour.
"prohibited weapon" means an article prescribed by regulation to be a prohibited weapon.
"public place", see section 5 of the Summary Offences Act .
"school", see section 5 of the Education Act .