It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, offer for sale, give away or loan to any minor under the age of eighteen (18) years any dart or knife, blackjack, slingshot, billy, metallic knuckles, sand club, sand bag, karate sticks, nunchucks, shurikens (sharpened stars or discs used for throwing) bludgeon or any other dangerous or deadly weapon or instrument, when such person knows or reasonably should have known that the minor child was under eighteen (18) years of age. Provided, however, that the prohibitions contained in this article shall not apply when the person selling, offering for sale, giving away or loaning such weapon or instrument reasonably and in good faith believes that such weapon or instrument will be used by such minor as equipment related to and required for any legitimate sport, recreation or youth character building program, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and the like, when actively engaged therein or actively engaged in going to or returning from such honest work, trade, business, sport, recreation or youth character building program.
(Ord. 1840, passed 5-10-1965; Ord. 2864, passed 12-20-1982)