Act of Ensign of the Armed Forces

Link to law: http://law.moj.gov.tw/ENG/LawClass/LawAll.aspx?PCode=F0060005

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Article 1


Armed Forces Military Flags are based ruled by the rules stipulated in this Act.


Article 2


Kinds of Military Flags are as follows:
Subparagraph 1 Commander-in-Chief Flag.
Subparagraph 2 Military Unit Flag.
Subparagraph 3 Official Position Flag.
Subparagraph 4 Rank Flag.
Subparagraph 5 Navy Use Banners.


Article 3


Commander- in- Chief Flag is a flag useed by the President to lead the Nation's Armed Forces. The style of the flag is shown on Figure-1 (Referencing Page 5540 of the 1994 May Issue (9) of the General Edition of Existing Law of the Republic of China).


Article 4


The Military Unit Flag is classified as follows:
Subparagraph 1 Ministry of National Defense Flag.
Subparagraph 2 Army Flag.
Subparagraph 3 Navy Flag.
Subparagraph 4 Air Force Flag.
Subparagraph 5 Combined Service Force Flag.
Subparagraph 6 Reserved Flag.
Subparagraph 7 Military Police Flag.
Subparagraph 8 Marine Corp Flag.
The style of each flag stated above is shown on the attached drawings. If the Military Unit Flag stated on Item-2 of Article-2 can not fully represent the characteristics of the Organization, Troops or Schools,it will be determined by the Ministry of National Defense according to the actual requirement.


Article 5


Official Position Flag is classified into the following:
1.Minister of National Defense Flag.
2.General Chief of Staff of the Ministry of National Defense Flag.
3.Commanding General of Army of the Ministry of National Defense Flag.
4.Commanding General of Navy of the Ministry of National Defense Flag.
5.Commanding General of Air Force of the Ministry of National Defense Flag.
6.Commanding General of Combined Service Force of the Ministry of National Defense Flag.
7.Commanding General of Reserved Military Force of the Ministry of National Defense Flag.
The styles of the flags stated on Subection-1 and Subsection-2 are shown on the attached Drawing-3.And the styles of the flags stated on Subsection-3 to Subsection-7 are determined by the Ministry of National defense.


Article 6


The Rank Flag is a flag to identify the Military Rank (Position) of the Ranking Officers of the Arm Forces. Its classification and style are determined by the Ministry of National Defense.


Article 7


Navy Banners are the flags used in a mission of a Navy Battle Ship. They are classified as follows:
Subparagraph 1 Ship Front Flag.
Subparagraph 2 Navy Senior Officer's Flag.
Subparagraph 3 Navy Battle Fleet Leader's Flag.
Subparagraph 4 Navy Navigating Battle Ship Flag.
Subparagraph 5 Long Pennant Other flags approved by the Ministry of National Defense.
The styles of the above stated flags are determined by the Ministry of National Defense.


Article 8


The Commander-in Chief Flag is produced by the Ministry of National Defense. Other flags are made and distributed or authorized by the Ministry of National Defense.


Article 9


The rules of the drawings and use, hanging, and holding of the flag stated in this Act are determined by the Ministry of National Defense.


Article 10


The Enforcement Regulations are determined by the Ministry of National Defense


Article 11


This Act is enforced from the day of its announcement.