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The presentation of the flag of the Prime Minister of Finland provides for 26 May 1978 (381/78) pursuant to section 9 of article 1 of the State agency or institution for the building, as well as the provincial government building, or a building, beside which is the official flag days to raise the kind of the Finnish flag, which the agency or body, according to that which is provided, is to be used.
section 2 of the Official flag days are: 1) on February 28, the Kalevala day, the day of Finnish culture;
2) on 1 may, the day, may day, labour day;
3) the second Sunday in may, mothers day;
4) 4 June day, the armed forces flag day;
5) June 20 to 26, between the date of Saturday, midsummer, the Finnish flag day;
6) December 6, independence day;
7) day, when delivered to a general election, the election of the representatives of the European Parliament or municipal elections, an advisory referendum throughout the country; as well as (by judgment of 22/187) 8) date on which the President of the Republic will take up their posts again.
section 3 of The Ministry may in specific cases, to impose a liputuksesta State agencies and institutions throughout the country or in specific locations, other than the official flag days. (by judgment of 22/187)
The ministries as well as the regional State administrative agencies and for economic development, transport and environment centres will receive, where appropriate, provide for their subordinates to flagging outside of official agencies and institutions with the flagging days. (on 17 December 2009/1119)
The State agency or institution is permitted to fly the flag with a special sign of the day and when it is implemented in the place where the General flagging. (by judgment of 22/187)
Liputtamisessa State of the vessel must comply with international practice. (by judgment of 22/187), a flag starts at 8 am and ends at sunset, at the latest, however, at 21, subject to the Agency's or Department's Chief, on the basis of local conditions or any other reason.
Flag day of the Finnish flag, begins on Midsummer's Eve and Midsummer's Day 18 end at 21. On independence day and the day of the election, when voting ends after sunset, flagging ends at 20. (by judgment of 22/187), section 5 of the public liputuksessa of the Finnish flag is used at the same time When the rest of the ticket, standaarin, banner, or you want to compare with, the Finnish flag must be set to one of the drive.
section 6 (by judgment of 22/186) of his Ministry shall, if necessary, more specific provisions on the application of this regulation.
Article 7 this Regulation shall enter into force on 1 June 1978.
This regulation will be repealed: 1. the official use of the flag and the public) about hanging flags out on other types of tickets, the regulation of 27 April 1934 (180/34) subsequent amendments;
2) Maritime Administration on 18 March 1919, the flag and the banners of the regulation;
the use of the flag of the State of Finland 3) 12 November 1920 (283/20); as well as 4) pilot, postal and customs regulation of 14 April 1939 the tickets (117/39).
The change of the date of entry into force and the application of the acts: 22.3.1996/187: This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 July 1996.
on 17 December 2009/1119: This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2010.
Before the entry into force of this Regulation may be to take the measures needed to implement the regulation.
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