Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981

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Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981

Public Act1981 No 47
Date of assent15 October 1981


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Justice



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An Act to declare the New Zealand Ensign to be the New Zealand Flag and to make provision relating to its use and to the use of certain other flags, and to make better provision for the protection of certain names and emblems of Royal, national, international, commercial, or other significance

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows: