Decree No. 6941, 18 AUGUST 2009.
Approves the flag-Emblem of the Minister of State for defence.
The PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC, in the use of the role that gives the art. 84, item VI, subparagraph??, of the Constitution, DECREES: Art. 1 Is approved the flag-Emblem of the Minister of State for defence, in the form of the Annex to this Decree.
Art. 2 the characteristics of the flag-Emblem of the Minister of State for defence are as follows: rectangular (long side one and a half times the lowest), yellow-colored barbed of the national flag, with twenty-one blue stars arranged in cross, five in each branch and one in the Centre, with the center of the upper left Quad the star-of-arms.
Art. 3 the use of the flag-Emblem shall be in accordance with the Regulation of Salutes, Honors, signs of respect and Military Ceremonial of the armed forces, the Ceremonial rules of the Ministry of defence and the Armed Force specific ceremonial.
Art. 4 this Decree shall enter into force on the date of publication.
Brasília, 18 August 2009; 188 of independence and 121 of the Republic.
LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA Nelson Jobim