CHAPTER 6 - NATIONAL FLAG AND ARMORIAL ENSIGNS ACT: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

NATIONAL FLAG AND ARMORIAL ENSIGNS REGULATIONS, 2011

NATIONAL FLAG AND ARMORIAL ENSIGNS REGULATIONS, 2011

[Section 6]

Arrangement of Regulations

PART I
PRELIMINARY

Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

PART II
NATIONAL FLAG AND ARMORIAL ENSIGNS

   3.   Prohibition of flying National Flag without licence

   4.   National Flag to be flown on certain occasions

   5.   Manner of flying and maintaining National Flag

   6.   National Flag to be flown during day time

   7.   Prohibition of display, use, etc., of Armorial Ensigns without licence

PART III
LICENSING

   8.   Application for licence

   9.   Cancellation of licence

PART IV
GENERAL PROVISIONS

   10.   Fees

   11.   General penalty

   12.   Revocation of S.I. No. 270 of 1965

      FIRST SCHEDULE

      SECOND SCHEDULE

SI 69 OF 2011.

PART I
PRELIMINARY

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the National Flag and Armorial Ensigns Regulations, 2011.

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires–

“Armorial Ensigns” means the heraldic device declared as the Armorial Ensigns of Zambia under sub-section (3) of section 2 of the Act;

“licence” means the licence issued by the Minister under Regulation 8;

“Local authority” means a district, municipal or city council established under the Local Government Act; and

“National Flag” means the flag declared as such under sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Act.

PART II
NATIONAL FLAG AND ARMORIAL ENSIGNS

3.   Prohibition of flying national flag without licence

   (1) Subject to these Regulations, a person shall not use for any purpose whatsoever or fly the National Flag without a licence.

   (2) Notwithstanding sub-regulation (1), the National Flag may be flown–

      (a)   at buildings or premises owned or occupied by the Government;

      (b)   at buildings or premises owned or occupied by local authorities;

      (c)   at buildings or premises owned or occupied by any statutory body or corporation;

      (d)   at public or aided educational institutions; and

      (e)   on any motor vehicle, boat or ship in or by which a Minister is travelling.

   (3) A person may use the National Flag for any Government purpose.

4.   National flag to be flown on certain occasions

Subject to regulations 5 and 6, the national flag may be flown by any person–

      (a)   on the following public holidays–

      (i)    Africa Freedom Day;

      (ii)    Heroes Day;

      (iii)    Unity Day; and

      (iv)    Independence Day; and

      (b)   on such other day or occasion as the Minister may declare for that purpose.

5.   Manner of flying and maintaining National Flag

   (1) The National Flag shall be flown with due respect, and when flown with other flags, it shall be in a more prominent position than the other flags.

   (2) The National Flag shall be kept clean and shall be maintained in a reasonable state of repair.

6.   National Flag to be flown during day time

The National Flag shall be flown only between the hours of sunrise to sunset.

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