You are required to have a reasonable excuse if you intend to possess or acquire any of the following non-mechanised restricted items that are capable of causing bodily harm:
- replica firearms such as gel blasters
- handcuffs, thumb cuffs or similar restraints
- nunchaku, kung-fu sticks or similar devices
- a billy club, a baton or any device constructed or designed as a telescopic baton, that is not classed as a toy or a category M weapon
- studded gloves
- a laser pointer.
A reasonable excuse may include (but is not limited to) being a collector of replica weapons, being a part of a club that uses the restricted item recreationally or working in certain occupations.