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Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Act
(CHAPTER 296)

(Original Enactment: Ordinance 70 of 1959)

REVISED EDITION 2013
(31st August 2013)
An Act for the regulation of the use, display and performance of the Singapore Arms, Flag and National Anthem.
[30th November 1959]
Short title
1.  This Act may be cited as the Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Act.
Rules
2.  The President may make rules for all or any of the following purposes:
(a)
to prescribe the manner in which and the places and times at which the Arms and Flag of Singapore may be displayed, exhibited, flown or used;
(b)
to prescribe the manner in which and the places at which the Singapore National Anthem may be performed;
(c)
to prescribe that any act or omission in contravention of any rules made under this Act shall be an offence and to prescribe penalties for those offences which penalties shall not exceed a fine of $1,000.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Act
(CHAPTER 296)
This Legislative History is provided for the convenience of users of the Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Act. It is not part of the Act.
1.  
Ordinance 70 of 1959—Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Ordinance 1959
Date of First, Second and Third Readings
:
11 November 1959
Date of commencement
:
30 November 1959
2.  
1970 Revised Edition—Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Act (Chapter 260)
Date of operation
:
31 July 1971
3.  
1985 Revised Edition—Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Act (Chapter 296)
Date of operation
:
30 March 1987
4.  
2013 Revised Edition—Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Act (Chapter 296)
Date of operation
:
31 August 2013