Regulation Of Military Ceremonial

Original Language Title: Reglamento de Ceremonial Militar

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REGULATION OF THE SPECIAL CORPS OF BANDS OF ARMY MUSIC

MILITARY CEREMONIAL RULE

Published in the DOF on November 10, 1938

Last reform published DOF 14 September 1995

On the sidelines a seal with the National Shield, which reads: United Mexican States.-Presidency of the Republic.

LÁZARO CÁRDENAS, Constitutional President of the United Mexican States, to its inhabitants, known:

That in the use of the powers conferred on the Executive of the Union, in section I of article 89 of the Constitution of the Republic, it has had to issue the following:

"MILITARY CEREMONIAL RULE"

TITLE I

CHAPTER I

Generalities

ARTICLE 1o.- The Military Ceremonial is intended to give solemnity to certain events of military life, to which it matters that the soldier of the highest significance; publicly demonstrate the discipline and military equation of the troops and contribute to the development in the superiors and the deputies, bringing them closer in certain circumstances, the mutual trust that constitutes one of the moral forces of the Army.

ARTICLE 2o.- For the purposes indicated, this Regulation lays down the rules, procedures and formalities to be observed in certain acts, as well as the conduct to be followed in the treatment with the higher, equal and lower, imposing, moreover, the obligation to present themselves on all occasions with the seriousness, pulchiness and chivalry that must distinguish the members of the Army, avoiding any act affected or little serious, which can be in the institution's waste.

ARTICLE 3o.- The rules, procedures and formalities referred to in the previous article are classified as follows:

National Anthem (modalities for its execution).

Military Honors.

Demonstrations of respect.

Formalities for the service.

TITLE II

Military Honors

CHAPTER I

Definition and generalities

ARTICLE 4.- Military honors are those that are made to the National Assembly and to the people by the hierarchy or position they exercise. They are carried out by the troops on the occasions and in the manner that this Regulation prevents.

ARTICLE 5o.- Military honors comprise:

Honors to the flag.

Honors to the charge.

Honors the hierarchy.

Special honors.

Funeral honors.

Magazines, parade, etc.

ARTICLE 6o.- Military honors are awarded:

With troops.

With special touches.

With saves.

ARTICLE 7o.- Military honors will only take place, between the touch of Diana and the last list of the afternoon, except for the exceptions provided for in this Regulation, and must be done once in the morning and another in the afternoon. Only the flag guard, appointed for that purpose, shall honor the President of the Republic when he is attending a solemn act, whatever the time it has to be performed.

ARTICLE 8o.- No honors will be done to any person at the time of making them to the flag; but they will be done after that act.

ARTICLE 9o.- When troops are on the campaign trail near the enemy, they will not honor.

ARTICLE 10.- The honors prescribed for the arrival of a senior official in a place shall be omitted when another senior official is present.

ARTICLE 11.- Nor shall any honors be made to any person, when they have already been made to another of a higher category that is located in the barracks or square, and that according to this regulation correspond.

ARTICLE 12.- When the President of the Republic or any official who corresponds to military honors, they are represented to attend an official ceremony, they will not be done to their representatives. the honours corresponding to those officials, but they shall be made to the representative of the latter by their hierarchy or office.

ARTICLE 13.- When it comes to several military men of different degrees, to whom the honors correspond, these will be made to the higher hierarchy. If all were equal, the honors that correspond to them will be made to the whole of them.

ARTICLE 14.- People who correspond to honors may send them to suspend or excuse them when they deem it appropriate.

ARTICLE 15.- When troops form on fence or in order of magazine to do honors, they will verify these successively by bodies, beginning with the closest to the person to whom they are made. such honors.

FLAG CEREMONIAL

CHAPTER II

Generalities

ARTICLE 16.- The Army flags are the official emblem of the Fatherland and, therefore, all the military must pay them the demonstrations of respect and the honors that are detailed in this Regulation, to which effect, they must know the ceremonial that they correspond to.

ARTICLE 17.- All the preemptions contained in this Regulation concerning flags and flags are applicable to standard and standard bearer.

ARTICLE 18.- Whenever the music band is available, the National Anthem will be executed, when the "Flag" war will be performed to honor it.

ARTICLE 19.- The official flag in the National Army will be of two classes: one for the troop corps and one for the military buildings; the first will be made according to the dimensions and characteristics of the Regulation of uniforms and visas; this badge will constantly accompany the corps of troops, with the exception of the cases provided for in Article 23. Flags for military buildings shall be of canvas and dimensions proportional to the buildings to be used and retained in military barracks and buildings in the care of the janitor or staff designated by the Commander of the Military. Body or Dependence occupying the building.

The flag will be raised in the days indicated by the Official Calendar, in cases that prevent this Regulation or when ordered.

ARTICLE 20.- Monthly, before each Administration Journal, will form the body to honor the Flag and immediately sing before it the National Anthem.

In the afternoon, simple festivities will be held in tribute to her, supporting an allusive talks with the entire corporation and developing sporting events.

ARTICLE 21.- The war flags of the Corps will be kept always deployed in a niche that will be in the Bandage Room or the Standard and near it there will be day and night, a sentinel with the slogan of not allowing anyone to touch it, with the exception of the Commander of the Body, the Adjutant and the Flag.

ARTICLE 22.- In all units of troops, the Commander will personally carry the history of the flag.

ARTICLE 23.- Only in war operations with foreign enemy, the flag will accompany the body to which it belongs, wherever it is found and will be carried in a case to the immediate care of the flag. During combat and in critical moments it will be deployed to enargrel the value, lift the mood or stimulate the spirit of sacrifice. Where the indicated circumstance does not exist, it shall be left in the matrix of the corporation or in the Command of the Area or the Guaranteed. In these last two cases, a record shall be lifted for the record of the deposit made.

ARTICLE 24.- During the peace time marches, the flag will be carried in a case to the care of the standard bearer, who will deposit it in the parking lots, in the accommodation of the Commander of the Body with the proper safeties.

ARTICLE 25.- The Secretariat of National Defense will determine the replacement of a flag when its time has deteriorated or been fulfilled. In any event, the reason for the replacement shall be recorded, in minutes to be raised by the Administrative Council.

ARTICLE 26.- The same Secretariat will be the one who determines, after study, which of the flags that are discharged in the Corps, must be kept in the Military Museums or in which it corresponds.  

ARTICLE 27.- When the history of a flag warrants that it is preserved, the Secretariat of National Defense will arrange its delivery to the place it designates, with the ceremonial that is detailed in the Article 33 of this Regulation. Otherwise, it will have to be incinerated with the same ceremonial; in both cases, an act will be lifted that will form those that attend the event and will be kept in the general archive of the Secretariat of National Defense, along with the history of flag.

ARTICLE 28.- To flags belonging to military corporations of friendly nations, which for any circumstance are in the country, will be given the same honors and demonstrations of respect to the national, in the case of military ceremonies or acts.

CHAPTER III

Bandage Delivery

ARTICLE 29.- On behalf of the Nation, the C. President of the Republic will personally deliver the flags to the Army Troop Corps. Where it is not possible for him to do so personally, the Secretary of National Defense or the general who expressly designates that one shall do so on his behalf.

ARTICLE 30.- For the delivery of the flag of a battalion, the following ceremonial shall proceed according to the following:

The Corps will be armed. Online of three rows in order of magazine in the place that is ordered; when the First Magistrate or his representative is presented, the honors that correspond to him and the one that makes the delivery will be placed to be placed to twenty-five meters in front of the center of the unit, having on its left and at an interval, the Commander of the same, who will have accompanied him since his arrival, carrying a cornet of orders.

In this situation, the Commander of the Body will command "Attention!" and "Flag", at which touch, the assistant will lead directly to the flagbearer, who will go in the middle of the flag escort, until he the left of the Commander; the Adjutant shall be placed to the left of the escort. Verifying this, the Commander of the Body will send the weapons. The First Magistrate, or whoever represents, will take and deploy the flag that will have led to that place one of his helpers and will address the Corps in these terms:

" CC. Chiefs, Officers and Troop of the battalion (regiment, etc.) number ... I come on behalf of the Fatherland to entrust to its courage, patriotism and strict discipline this flag, which symbolizes its independence, its institutions, the integrity of its territory and his military honor. Do they protest to honor and defend her with loyalty and constancy? "

The Chiefs, Officers, and Troop will answer:

"Yes, I protest".

The C. President or your representative will continue:

" By granting them the cover of their shadow and the honor of putting it in their hands, I guarantee to the Homeland, based on the virtues I recognize, that as good and loyal soldiers, they will know to fulfill their protest ".

Immediately, he will hand over the flag to the Commander of the Body who after passing it to the standard bearer, who has previously wrapped his sword, will send to the flag "Bandera". The Assistant will lead the flag bearer with the escort to his placement, marching all over the front of the Body and six steps from him; verifying this, the same Commander of the Body will command to suspend the touch and the troop, pointing upwards, will make a saves.

ARTICLE 31.- The Cavalry Corps will receive their mounted banner, in line of sections for three, magazine formation and with the same ceremonial as the Infantry; only the Commander will be dismantled when the C. President or his representative is on foot to receive the banner and deliver it to the banner. In Artillery the same ceremonial will be observed, forming the Body with material in line, with means intervals.

ARTICLE 32.- If there are several bodies to receive the flag, the form expressed by progressive numerical order of battalions and regiments will be carried out.

CHAPTER IV

Flag Reposition

ARTICLE 33.- When a flag is replaced, the formalities prescribed in Articles 25, 26 and 27 shall be observed; but before the new one is received, the one that causes the lower of the the following formalities:

The Body will form according to the weapon, as prevented in the previous chapter, with its flag or banner. The C. President of the Republic or his representative shall be received with the corresponding honors and placed in front and center of the Body at the distance prevented and having to his left the Commander of the same, this command will touch "Attention", " Present the weapons "and" Flag "; at this touch, the Adjutant will lead the flagbearer with the escort and place it to the left of the Commander of the Body; the flag bearer will greet with the flag to the Body and immediately move it three times to the right and left, in Farewell signal. Then it will pass it to the Commander of the same and the latter will give it, with its history, to the First Magistrate, who will put it in the hands of the Chief or Officer appointed by the superiority, for this to be delivered, along with the aforementioned history, where the Secretary of National Defense has ordered it.    

ARTICLE 34.- Termination of the act, the Commander of the Body shall cease the touches and the new flag shall be received immediately with the formalities detailed in Chapter III of this Title.

CHAPTER V

Take the Flag

ARTICLE 35.- When a battalion must form with its displayed flag, the flag bearer will be placed in such a way that the cuja falls on its right hip; it will introduce into it the regaton of the pole and hold the flag with the right hand at shoulder height, ensuring that it is slightly tilted forward.

ARTICLE 36.- When the troop carries the weapons at the discretion of the travel column, the flag-bearer will remove the pole from the fence and place it on the right shoulder (or left), holding it with the hand. right (or left). The flag will be grounded.

ARTICLE 37.- When the troops rest the weapons, the pole will be removed and lowered until the regaton touches the ground, approximately 10 centimeters to the right and at the height of the tip. of the foot of that side, holding it with the right hand at the height of the chest, ensuring that it is vertical.

In ceremonies whose duration exceeds one hour, the standard bearer shall be relieved by another sub-lieutenant designated for the purpose by the Commander of the Body, and the individuals of the escort shall alternate in the first row; These and the standard bearer will remain firm, and those of the second will adopt the position of the rest of the troops.

ARTICLE 38.- The standard-bearing officers of the assembled bodies shall bear the standard, when they form on foot, in the manner prevented in the preceding articles; on horseback, they shall introduce the regaton on the stirrup box and keep the upright pole, holding it with the right hand at shoulder height.

By founding or unfounding the flag or banner, the Commander will send the arms and play "Flag." Any troop that marche with flag or banner deployed, will do so at the touch of step redoubled or march dragona.

CHAPTER VI

Greeting with Flag

ARTICLE 39.- The flag will only greet another flag, national or foreign, to the remains of the heroes of the homeland and those of the military dead heroically at war with abroad. The greeting will be done in the form indicated in the following articles.

ARTICLE 40.- When two flag-bearing bodies or fractions are on the fly, the standard-bearers, when they reach six steps away from each other, will run along the pole. right up to the eye height, after taking two steps, will tilt it slightly to the front, as far as the length of the arm allows, and keep it in this position. When you have exceeded another four steps, you will lift up the same way, and by moving two more steps you will lower your hand to your position.

If one of the troops is standing firm, its flag bearer will do the salute with the flag in the times and the distances prevented in the previous paragraph.

ARTICLE 41.- The flags and banners of the Corps of Troops, will greet in the same way the remains of the heroes of the homeland.

Out of these cases, the flags will not greet any person.

CHAPTER VII

The BanderaStandard School

ARTICLE 42.- The flag or banner escort will consist of four soldiers and a sergeant 2/o. of the Body, appointed every three months among the most distinguished in its class, and these, when necessary, will be replaced by individuals from Plana Mayor.

CHAPTER VIII

Flag Honors

ARTICLE 43.- The guards, the sentinels and the watchmen for whose vicinity a flag passes, will present the weapons; in the first, the cornet will touch "Bandera" fifty meters before the I came to the post, up to fifty meters after I had rebased, giving myself the honors.  

ARTICLE 44.- When a troop passes in front of a flag, its Commander will send the weapons to the shoulder, and he and the other chiefs and officers will greet it; the Section Commanders, when they do the first time of the greeting, they will order their respective units to do the same and to return the view to the side in which the one is located; the troops will keep that position up to the voice of the front, which will be given by the aforementioned commanders when they do last time of the greeting. If the band has a redoubled or dredge step, it will be carried out, according to the weapon, until the last fraction has exceeded the side of the parked troops.

ARTICLE 45.- When a flag passes in front of a troop that is formed and armed, the Commander of this command will present the weapons and touch "Flag" from fifty steps before the flag arrive at his side, until the same distance after the last man of the unit has exceeded; if he is unarmed, he will take the position of firm; the Commanders of Section will send the greeting when the flag is six steps from the respective ones; the troop will remain in this position until the flag has exceeded six steps on the opposite side.

ARTICLE 46.- Shortly before raising or raising the flag in a military barracks or building, the Commander of the Guard will make this form in a row outside of it. At the time of their arrival or arrival, the Commander of the Guard will send the arms and touch "Flag". During the touch, the troops who are in the enclosure and are present, will take the position of firm or present the weapons or will the show of respect that is prevented in this Regulation, directing the view to the flag. The act will be finished, the guard and the other staff will be withdrawn. If there is a band of music, it will play the National Anthem accompanied by the war band, which will execute the first mentioned touch.  

ARTICLE 47.- For the purpose of the previous article, a flagpole of five or more meters of height shall be constructed, which shall be placed at the front of the esplanade of the building occupied by the troops, and if not there is an appropriate place, in the centre of the main courtyard, provided that it has sufficient amplitude.

ARTICLE 48.- When a ceremony is held one or more flags of foreign countries, the honors shall be made to the national, and immediately to the others, in the order that is determined in each case.

ARTICLE 49.- All isolated military personnel who present the ceremony of raising or raising the flag of a military barracks or building have an obligation to make the greeting and to stand firm during the event.

CHAPTER IX

Flag-Respect Demonstrations

ARTICLE 50.- When the uniformed military transitions in isolation and finds a flag-bearing unit, they must do the military salute by retaining this position from six steps before six steps after you have passed.

When for some reason the troop makes high and the flag is in front of them, after greeting it, they will take a firm position until the Flag returns to start the march, at which point they will return to to do the military salute until rebase.

The military wearing a civilian suit, six steps will be discovered before arriving at the Flag or six before it reaches them, again covering six steps after it has passed or been rebased.  

ARTICLE 51.- If during a ceremony that takes place in an enclosure or premises where the concurrent is discovered, the Ensena of the Fatherland is presented, the military must stand up remaining in this position until the position of the designated place; the same demonstration shall be made when the Flag is removed. In case the ceremony takes place outdoors, the military will do the military salute when the Flag is presented and removed.

ARTICLE 52.- The demonstrations of respect that are foreseen in this chapter, are extended to the flags of the official schools and institutions, as well as to the foreign ones.

CHAPTER X

Forming to drive and remove the Flag in the Troop Corps

ARTICLE 53.- Formed the Body online in three or two magazine order, the Commander will command the bayonet and the command line to touch "Attention!", and then "Flag". At this touch, the flag-bearer, with the flag guard, will take the march to the Banderas room; the Adjutant, which must be previously found on the site, will exit with the Flag and deliver it to the flag bearer. weapons to the escort, then he will order to break the march to occupy the corresponding placement, after parading all over the front of the Body and six steps from it.

Since the Flag was warned, the Commander of the Corps will order to present the weapons and to touch "Flag", giving the half-turn, when the flag-bearer reaches the height of the left side of the Unit. As soon as the flag-bearer, with the escort, has occupied his placement, the aforementioned Commander will stop the touch and rest the weapons.

ARTICLE 54.- To remove the Flag, the Commander of the Body will command that the cornet or trumpet of orders touch "Attention" and "Flag", at whose touch the Adjutant will move to the place where it must receive the Flag to deposit it. Then the same Commander will order to present the weapons and to play "Bandera" for the entire band; at the beginning of the touch, the standard bearer will send to break the march to the escort and taking a reverse course, he will be directed to the place where the Helper.

When you get there, you will send the weapons and hand over the Ensena to the Adjutant, who will deposit it in your place. When it is lost sight, the Commander of the Body will keep the touch and rest the weapons and the flag bearer, with the escort, will occupy his placement by the shortest way.

ARTICLE 55.- The formalities for receiving and removing the Standard being the Regiment on horseback are those indicated in the articles that precede. When the troops are armed with carabiner only, they will be on guard.

ARTICLE 56.- The Artillery Corps will observe the ceremonial above. The Body will be formed online, in two or three rows, with intervals.

ARTICLE 57.- When a fraction of the Body is to form with its flag, it shall be carried out in the same manner as that prevented in the previous articles, with the difference that the Comandante of the will be the one who orders the movements and touches prevented for the Commander of the Body, both to receive the teaching and for the Minimum Unit that must accompany it in these cases will be a Section.

CHAPTER XI

Imposing Decorations on Flags

ARTICLE 58.- Corresponds to C. President of the Republic to impose the decorations personally or through the Secretary of National Defense, of the Commanders of Zone or higher units.

ARTICLE 59.- To decorate a flag, the provisions of the Secretariat of National Defense will be published in the General Order of the Square, occasion, date, time, place, and order in which The ceremony will be held, with all the troops of the garrison attending the ceremony, armed, with the flag and at the command of their organic commanders.  

ARTICLE 60.- The ceremony will take place as follows:

The Bodies that are in the orders of the Commander of the Garrison or zone, will be established online in three rows, in order of magazine, right and left of the Body that will be decorated, in the situation more convenient to witness the ceremony. The troops shall do the honors that correspond to the C. President or the official who in his representation will impose the decoration, placing this one fifty meters to the front and center of the Body that will receive it; immediately, the Commander of The Garrison or Zone will command "Attention" and "Flag"; at this touch, the Adjutants of the present Bodies will be placed to the left of the first row of the escort of their own and followed, the same Comandate will submit weapons and play "Flag". At the beginning of this touch, all the standard-bearers, with their escort, driven by the helpers, will be placed simultaneously in front of the one that makes the imposition, as follows:

The flag bearer of the body whose flag is to be decorated, will advance ten steps to the front and then execute a change of direction to the left, will continue the march parallel to the line, until to reach the center of the corporation, at which point, changing direction to the right, will advance to four steps before the official who will make the imposition. The flagships of the other units will march down the shortest path to five steps behind the aforementioned first term, forming a line with four steps of interval. Finished the movement will suspend the touch and rest the weapons.

When the official who imposes the decoration approach the flag, the Commander of the Garrison or Zone will send the arms and play "Flag" and National Anthem and the flag bearer will tilt the Assembly. For the decoration to be placed in the tie; in this instant the other flagships will do the greeting with the flag.

Finished this act and doing a reverse course, will return the standard bearers to their placement, led by the helpers, who will, at once, move to occupy their placement, ceasing the touches of the Immediately afterwards, the Commander of the Body that has been decorated, will order that three salvos of firing squad be made. The troops will immediately parade before the First Magistrate or whoever represents him.  

ARTICLE 61.- In the Cavalry Corps, when mounted or Artillery, with material, the C. The President and his assistants shall be present on horseback, with the same formalities, with the difference that the troops will present the sabre or put the carbine on guard, when they are not armed with sabre and that the Prevented distances and intervals will be counted in meters.

ARTICLE 62.- The Commander of the Garrison will raise a record of the ceremony and forward it to the National Defense Secretariat, who will send it to the Official Journal of the Federation and in the General Order of the Plaza de México.

CHAPTER XII

Flag Reception Anniversary

ARTICLE 63.- All Army Corporations will annually celebrate the anniversary of the reception of their flag, organizing the festival effect whose programs will consist mainly of Competitions for horse riding, fencing, athletics, shooting and other numbers of a purely military nature; conferences in which highlight the outstanding facts of the country's history, that of the Corps and other issues that aim to raise the patriotic feeling in the troops and the cult of the flag.

CHAPTER XIII

Flag Protest

ARTICLE 64.- Every time a General, Chief or Officer or individual of the troop, causes high in a Body, will make the flag protest; the Generals and Chiefs, the day they are given the command before the financial controller or superior to recognize, and the officers and troops, the day when they first pass the Journal of Administration, which shall carry out the first touch of that act, and in the presence of the Commander of the Body.

ARTICLE 65.- To take the protest to the officers and troops, the entire Armed and Flag Corps will be formed; the authority charged with taking that one, will send the arms and the assistant drive the flag-bearer with the escort to the front and center of the body; then, order that the officers and troops to protest meet at the front and four steps of the flag, in a row, and the Officers on the right. The Commander of the Corps and the assistant will be placed to the right of the escort and the Second Commander with the Head of Instruction, to the left; the second Commander will take the protest, using the following formula:

"Will it protest and uphold with loyalty and constancy this flag, which symbolizes the independence, honor, institutions and integrity of the national territory?"

Questioned will answer:

"Yes, I protest".

What the Commander will respond to:

"If I didn't do it (n) like that, the Nation is demanding it."

Then the helper will be done by those who protested under the banner, that the flag-bearer will tilt slightly forward; some and others will greet it as it is prevented and return to their posts. After the act, the assistant will lead the flag to his placement and when he has verified it, the Commander will lay down the arms.

The General and Chiefs ' protest will be followed by similar procedure.

ARTICLE 66.- In the mounted Corps the protest will be taken with the staff standing on the ground, and the same ceremonial will be observed.

CHAPTER XIV

The National Anthem

ARTICLE 67.- The National Anthem is the song to the Homeland.

ARTICLE 68.- Military musics will only play the National Anthem to honor the flag, to the C. President of the Republic, at the "Grito" ceremony on the night of September 15, when the CC. President of the Republic, Governors of the States, Municipal Presidents, commemorates the National Independence, and in solemn acts of official character; in all of them the choir will be played, the first stanza and will be finished with the repetition of the Quoted choir. It is forbidden to use the Anthem or part of it in musical compositions.

ARTICLE 69.- Whenever in an official act, the National Anthem is touched or sang, the troops formed will present the weapons and if they are without them, they will do the military salute, for the duration of the execution.

ARTICLE 70.- All uniformed military personnel who are not framed in a trained troop, at the moment they perceive the chords of the National Anthem will greet militarily. If found inside a roofing enclosure, it will continue to be discovered.

The same attitude must be taken when in any ceremony the National Anthem of any other Country is touched.

The war bands will play Honor March whenever the National Anthem is played to the C. President of the Republic.

ARTICLE 71.- When at some official ceremony the National Anthem and another foreigner must be touched, the employer will be executed in the first place.

CHAPTER XV

Honors to Charge

ARTICLE 72.- All the guards for whose vicinity the C. President of the Republic passes, will form in a row, outside and to the right of the post presenting the weapons; the cornet will touch the March Full Honor, once.

If you lose sight or penetrate the enclosure before finishing the touch, it will be suspended. If finished the honors, the C. President will stop near her, the troop will remain in the same formation and with the weapons rested.

When you retire, the honors will be repeated.

ARTICLE 73.- When you pass in front of an armed troop, the Commander of this command will present the weapons and play the March of Honor, since it is about twenty-five meters from that one, until has exceeded the last fraction in the same distance. If the troop is without weapons, it will command to take the position of firm and the Commanders of Company, Squadron or Battery will order successively to make the greeting when it reaches the height of their respective units.

ARTICLE 74.- When you pass in front of troops destined to do you honors, you will be given successively by Corps, whatever training they are in.

ARTICLE 75.- When a trained and armed troop passes in front of it, the Generals, Chiefs and Officers will greet you in the regulatory manner and the Section Commanders will send you successively to your units do the greeting from six steps before arriving, up to six steps after overshooting you. In mounted troops, the Generals, Chiefs and Officers will proceed in the same way and the Section Commanders from six meters before, they will send a view to the right or to the left; after having exceeded approximately six meters; view to the front. The troops on foot and unarmed will proceed in this same way; but the distances will be six steps.

ARTICLE 76.- At the National Palace or in your official residence, there will be a flag guard, composed of a Section at the command of a Captain or Lieutenant, who will only honor his person, without prejudice to the demonstrations of respect to be made to those concerned.

ARTICLE 77.- When you attend the Legislative Chambers or any official ceremony, a horse or motorized escort, composed of two Sections, will be appointed to accompany you in all the path you travel. One Section will go as uncovered and the other will rear the presidential car.

A Guard of Honor shall be established at the place of its destination composed of a Section, with flag, band and music, at the orders of a Captain.

This Guard will form fence, and both upon the arrival of the First Magistrate, and upon its withdrawal, will present the weapons and the bands will play March of Honor and National Anthem. A battery of artillery, located in the convenient place, will make a save of twenty-one shots shot at shot with five seconds of interval, both on arrival and upon retirement. The troops designated by the Garrison for the case shall form a fence on the route they must travel, remaining in such training until they are withdrawn.

ARTICLE 78.- In the Guards appointed to honor the C. President of the Republic, when he attends in the evening to some solemn act, after retiring that official, the Commander, prior to the honors corresponding to the flag, the command will enfound and withdraw to its headquarters, marching to the deafine.

ARTICLE 79.- When you visit any military barracks or establishment, in addition to the provisions of Article 72, you will be received and dismissed at the door by the Commander or Head of the Dependence, who is will accompany you on your visit; in default of these, it will be the Captain of Headquarters or the person of the highest hierarchy who will fulfill such attention. The troops, with their officers, will form without weapons in the blocks or in the place to be designated. When the visit takes place after the last list of the day, the same formalities will be observed for their reception, with the honors and the formation of the troops being suspended.

ARTICLE 80.- Whenever you arrive at a square or place where there are troops and are aware of your arrival, you will receive the first military authority of the place, accompanied by your General Staff or Helpers. The available troops will form on fence or in order of magazine, parading afterwards in front of their accommodation, in column of honor. If in the plaza that he arrives, he will be greeted with a salvo of twenty-one shots.

Your departure from the town will be given the same honors as on your arrival, suppressing the parade.

ARTICLE 81.- In the place where the C. President of the Republic is transited, the troops will do no more honors than him. Where you usually reside, this restriction will only be observed in the Palace of the Federal Executive Branch.

CHAPTER XVI

Honors to the Secretary of National Defense

ARTICLE 82.- All the guards whose immediate vicinity passes, will be formed in a row on the right and inside the post, will present the weapons and the cornet will perform full honor march a single time.

In case you stop near the troop that has done honors, it will retain its formation, but it will rest the weapons. Upon retiring, the honors will be repeated.

ARTICLE 83.- When you pass in front of a trained troop, your Commander will submit the weapons and perform a full honor march once. If the troop is without weapons, it will command to take the position of firm, and the Commanders of Company, Squadron or Battery, will order successively to do the greeting.

ARTICLE 84.- When a troop formed, with or without weapons, passes in front of it, it shall proceed as indicated in Article 75.

ARTICLE 85.- When you visit any military barracks or establishment, in addition to the honors prevented in Article 82, you will be received and dismissed at the door by the Commander or Chief of the Dependency, who will accompany you on your visit. In default of these, it will be the Captain of Barracks, or the person of greater hierarchy who will fulfill such attention. The troops with their officers, will form without weapons in their blocks or in the place that is designated. When the visit takes place after the last list of the day, it will be observed as prescribed, with the exception of the honors and the formation of the troops.

ARTICLE 86.- Whenever you arrive at a square or place where there are troops and become aware of your arrival, you will receive the first military authority of the place with your General Staff or Adjutants. and the troops available will form in order of magazine to do him honors, parading afterwards in front of his accommodation in column of honor, if he has artillery, he will be greeted with a salvo of nineteen shots.

Upon his departure from the town, he will be laid off with the same ceremonial, suppressing the parade.

ARTICLE 87.- If in the square where the C. President of the Republic arrives, he will only go to receive it and to fire him the first military authority, as stated in the article. previous.

CHAPTER XVII

Honours to the Deputy Secretary of National Defense

ARTICLE 88.- This official will be taxed the same honors as are prescribed for the Division Generals with command of troops, in all places, Corps and Army Dependencies.

CHAPTER XVIII

Honors to the Chief of Staff of the National Defense Secretariat

ARTICLE 89.- This official will be given the honors that correspond to those of his hierarchy with command of troops, under the conditions set forth in the previous chapter.

CHAPTER XIX

Honours to the Chief of Army Staff

and the Army Inspector General

ARTICLE 90.- These officials will be given the honors that correspond to those of their hierarchy with command of troops, under the conditions set forth in Chapter XVII.

CHAPTER XX

Honors to Generals, Chiefs and Officers with Command

ARTICLE 91.- To the Division Generals with command of troops, it is up to them, in all the troops to their orders, to train the Guards in a row, without leaving the post with the weapons. presented and three calls of honour, as well as reception by the first military authority of the place, accompanied by all the General, Chiefs and Officers, of the places they visit.

ARTICLE 92.- To the Brigade Generals and Brigadieres they correspond in the troops to their orders, the formation of the Guards with the weapons rested, in a row without leaving the post, corresponding to the first two calls of honor and one to the second. Upon arrival of a Brigadier General or Brigadier to a square held by troops under his command, they will be received in the form prescribed in the previous article.

ARTICLE 93.- The Chiefs and Subchiefs of the Major States, Commanders of Garrison and Older of Orders, will have in the Guards of the Corps and in the services that are part of their zones, places or large units, the honors corresponding to those of your hierarchy with command.

ARTICLE 94.- To the Colonels with Battalion or Regiment command, the Guard in Prevention will form in a row with the weapons rested without leaving the post.

ARTICLE 95.- To the Colonels and Major Tenors of a Battalion or Regiment, the Guard in Prevention will form in a row inside the post, without weapons.

ARTICLE 96.- To the Captains Commanders of Arms, the Guard in Prevention in force at their command, will form in a row inside the post and without weapons.

CHAPTER XXI

Honors to hierarchy

ARTICLE 97.- The honors that correspond to the Generals, are:

Reception and farewell in the Guards in Prevention of the Barracks and Dependencies to visit, by the Commanders of them. The Commander of the Body or Head of the Dependence, and in the absence of these the Captain of Headquarters, will accompany them in their visit.

ARTICLE 98.- The honors that correspond to the Chiefs, are:

Reception and farewell in the barracks to be visited by the Commander of the Guard in Prevention, and must accompany them in their visit a head of the same or lower category or the Captain of Barracks.

ARTICLE 99.- The Officers correspond to them as honors: when they visit a barracks, reception and farewell in the Guards by the Commander or Second Commander of the same, and must accompany them on your visit an officer of equal or lower hierarchy.

CHAPTER XXII

Special Honors

ARTICLE 100.- To the flags belonging to military corporations of friendly nations, which for any circumstance are in the country, they will be given the same honors as the national.

ARTICLE 101.- The flags of friendly countries that have been presented to some Army corporation, as a show of sympathy, will be received with the same honors as the national and stored in special niche in the same local.

ARTICLE 102.- The honors that the C. Members of the Diplomatic Corps shall be made available to the members of the Diplomatic Corps. They shall be ordered by the Secretariat of the National Defense, in accordance with the instructions on the subject of the First Magistrate, through the Relationships, according to the following equivalences:

Diplomas

Ambassador.

Minister Plenipotentiary.

Resident Minister.

Charge d' Affaires.

Counselor.

Military Attache.

Military

Secretary of National Defense.

Division General.

Brigade General.

Colonel.

Lieutenant Colonel.

To your employment.

The Honours that the President of the Republic of the Republic will have to do with the Mexican officials will be ordered by the National Defense Secretariat according to the degree they have in the Army if they are military.

CHAPTER XXIII

Funeral honors

Generalities

ARTICLE 103.- The Army will pay funeral honors to the C. President of the Republic, to the military who have died on active duty, in reserve, retired or with unlimited license, as well as to the remains of the heroes of the Fatherland and other personalities to whom it is ordered to be taxed, the Secretariat of National Defense.

ARTICLE 104.- This class of honors will be rendered even if a superior military officer is present to that of the extinct; it may be suspended at the request of the deudos.

ARTICLE 105.- The military officers who attend the funeral service will carry the regulatory mourning.

ARTICLE 106.- The Generals, Chiefs and Officers who guard against the corpse of a military officer, will keep the sword in a position to rest, as is prevented for the infantry.

ARTICLE 107.- The troops appointed to do funeral honors will form in line in front of the house where the corpse is located.

When the coffin comes out, they will do the honors corresponding to the last post or grade of the extinct, then joining the cortege, formed in column, touching step redoubled or march dragona during the journey. These troops will not honor any other class and will carry the regulatory mourning.

ARTICLE 108.- The troops will accompany the corpse to the cemetery; there they will form online to do the last honors upon being descended from the mortuary cart, and the cornet of orders of the Commander will be silent in front of the pit when the coffin is lowered. In places where by distance or other reason it is not possible for them to reach him, they will accompany him to the exit of the population or place where he must say goodbye and ahead of the coffin, they will lay off the corpse with the same honors as when he leaves of the mortuary house.

ARTICLE 109.- The cortege that accompanies the corpse of a senior member of the Army or Navy, will be organized by the Garrison of the respective Plaza as follows:

I.                Discovered;

II.              Band;

III.            Music;

IV.            Coffin;

V.              Cortege; and

VI.            The bulk of the column.

ARTICLE 110.- On campaign, when the field is lifted after a war action, the honors shall be suspended or deleted in the judgment of the commander of the forces, who will ordinarily have a The fraction is the place where the corpses are buried or incinerated.

ARTICLE 111.- The sentinels, as well as all the military that guard near the corpse, will be relieved every ten minutes, without ceremony; and during that time they will remain in the position of firm, with the weapon rested.

To the President of the Republic

ARTICLE 112.- If the President of the Republic, the Chief of Assistant to the Finado, dies, the guard of honor will send his flag and a portion of the guard will be placed in place convenient, outside the mortuary chamber, setting four sentinels near the angles of the coffin and two at the door of the hall.

ARTICLE 113.- The Assistant to the President, alternating with the staff of the General, Chiefs and Officers of the Secretariat of National Defense and the Garrison, will guard in shifts of four, placing on the side of the coffin.

ARTICLE 114.- When the official news of his death is received, or the next day, if received during the night, the flags will be left at half mast in all places where there is a garrison and if There will be an artillery fire at the time.

During the day, the service flags of military barracks and buildings will be flown at half-staff, from the touch of bullseye to the last list of the afternoon; and as long as the inhumation is not verified, the artillery will fire every half an hour and three when the flags are raised or raised.

ARTICLE 115.- All the troops of the Garrison with their banners and banners and instruments of the band, will attend the burial to the orders of the Secretary of the National Defense, forming in order of magazine or fence in the path that the funeral cortege will travel; and when it passes this front to them, they will do the honors to which the extinct had the right in life, parading later in column, to rear of the cortege. Upon leaving the coffin of the mortuary house, the artillery will make a salvo of twenty-one shots.

During the transit, two Helpers will march on the side of the mortuary cart, carrying the sabre to the shoulder, and behind it will be the horses of the extinct with black shells.

When arriving at the cemetery, the troops will form online and when the coffin of the mortuary car is lowered, the troops will present the weapons, the war bands will play Honor March, the ones of music: the National anthem and artillery will make another save of twenty-one shots. At the time of lowering the coffin, the cornet of orders of the column commander shall be silent, in front of the pit.

Army personnel will be mourning for nine days, as well as flags, banners, and band instruments, and for the same time the service flag will be raised as prevented in the article. 114.

The Secretary of National Defense

ARTICLE 116.- If the Secretary of National Defense dies, the Chief of Staff will make an Honor Guard position outside the mortuary chamber. This Guard will give four sentinels that will be established near the angles of the coffin and two at the entrance of the chamber.

The Chiefs and Officers of their General Staff, alternating with the staff of Generals, Chiefs and Officers of the Secretariat of National Defense and the Garrison, will make guards in shifts of four, placing on the side of the coffin.

ARTICLE 117.- The Sepelium will present all the troops of the Garrison with their banners and instruments of the band enlluted, and in command of the Undersecretary.

During the transit, two members of his General Staff will march on the side of the mortuary carriage, carrying the sabre to the shoulder and behind that will the horses of the extinct with black shells.

Upon arriving at the cemetery, the troops will proceed in the same way as the President of the Republic, making the corresponding honors.

ARTICLE 118.- Army personnel will be mourning for three days, as well as flags, banners, and band instruments.

To the Deputy Secretary, Chief of Staff, Army Chief of Staff, and Army Inspector General

ARTICLE 119.- The funeral honors for these officials will be those that correspond to their hierarchy with command.

To Generals, Chiefs, Officers, and Troop

ARTICLE 120.- In addition to the general preemptions, contained in the Generalities of this chapter, the following are observed:

ARTICLE 121.- At the funeral of a Division General, Brigade or Brigade with command of troops, those who have had their orders to die, armed and carrying the flags or Standard gear and band instruments. A guard will be appointed to be established near the mortuary chamber by placing two sentries at the entrance of the hall.

Your Assistants or Chiefs and Officers of the Body, alternating with the Generals, Chiefs and Officers of the Garrison, will make guards by turns of four, on the sides of the coffin.

ARTICLE 122.- When a Chief of the troops dies, they shall be present at the armed funeral, with the flag or banner and band instruments held and sent by him. Category to extinct.

ARTICLE 123.- At the funeral of an officer with command of troops, the unit that sent to life, the orders of the one who follows him in category, as well as the war band, will be present.

ARTICLE 124.- For troop funerals the following prescriptions will be observed:

To the Sepelium of a Sergeant 1/o. The Company, Squadron or Battery shall be present, without weapons and at the command of Sergeant 2/o. older.

Al by a Sergeant 2/o. or Cape, the platoon will compete without weapons.

In the case of a Soldier, four soldiers shall be present without weapons, from the unit or dependency to which it belonged.

ARTICLE 125.- If the military officer who died is not a member of a troop unit, the command of the jurisdiction in which the death occurs will order the honors to be given to him. they prevent them from their degree with command, and the troops that must be present will be, if possible, those that have corresponded to life, according to their hierarchy.

ARTICLE 126.- For auxiliary personnel, only a commission, as the case may be, shall be appointed to the seat, officers or individuals of the troops.

Special

ARTICLE 127.- The Secretariat of National Defense may provide for an indication of the relations and by agreement of the President of the Republic, which will pay funeral honors to the military or foreign diplomats killed on national territory, in accordance with the provisions of Article 102.

The same procedure will continue to be dealt with by senior officials of the Federation or Governors of the States, but the conduit in these cases to deal with the Presidential decision will be the Secretariat of Governor, in accordance with the provisions of the same Article 102.

CHAPTER XXIV

Reviews and Desfiles

Reviews

ARTICLE 128.- The magazines and parades are intended to honor, demonstrate the advances made by the Army or celebrate some glorious fact for the Homeland.

ARTICLE 129.- The troops will be presented in Revista to the C. President of the Republic, senior Army Chiefs or senior foreign officials, when expressly provided by the superiority.

ARTICLE 130.- The organization of a magazine will be made known by the Order of the Square, according to the following points:

I.                Integration of the Headquarters;

II.              Class and composition of the Unit to be constituted;

III.            The uniform that the CC should use for the act. Heads, Officers and Troops, as well as the team of the latter;

IV.            The disposition to be adopted by the troops for the Journal and the formations of the Corps;

V.              The movements to be made by the troops once the magazine is finished, to form the parade column; and

VI.            The other details of the execution of the parade and the dislocation of the troops, after the end of the parade.

ARTICLE 131.- In the event that exceptionally, by the dimensions of the terrain or by other circumstances, it is necessary to modify the requirements regarding the formations and movements regulatory, it will be indicated in the Order that the previous article is spoken.

ARTICLE 132.- The provisions to be formulated must be that the evolutions necessary to move from the formation of Revista to that of Parade, be simple and quick.

ARTICLE 133.- During the parking lot, the troops will be kept in rest; the Commanders of units will take care that, without encroaching on the terrain of the neighboring units, the cruise ships will be free for the transit, for which they will pass to the rear of the right and left side or the necessary rows will be doubled, those that will return to their placement only to do honors or to start the march.

Placement for Journal

ARTICLE 134.- Each Body Commander will be able to recognize by the Adjutant, the terrain in which it is to be formed and, if necessary, to place jalons to indicate the location of the Body. The units to be reviewed when they arrive in the vicinity of the place where they are to be located shall take the most appropriate training to take their placement in order to facilitate developments.

ARTICLE 135.- In the Brigade or Division, the Commander-in-Chief shall be forty meters to the right, at the height of the band of the first Corps or Commander of the 1st Brigade, as the case may be; two metres back to the Chief of Staff and at the same distance from him to the General Staff, formed in one or two rows, according to his cash. Fifteen meters to the left of the Commander, the escort in line or column, depending on the circumstances.

ARTICLE 136.- The interval between the brigades will be fifty meters and twenty-five meters or steps between the Corps, according to the weapon.

Presentation of the Troops

ARTICLE 137.- The troop that passes magazine, will be presented preferably by its titular Commander.

ARTICLE 138.- As soon as the person who is to pass the Magazine, the Commander accompanied by the General Staff, is sighted in the proximity of the troops, he will march to their meeting. At six meters he will greet him with the sword and if he goes on horseback, he will be placed with his Helpers a meter back and the opposite side of the one that the troops occupy.

ARTICLE 139.- When troops of various weapons of a large unit must pass Magazine at the same time, the Commander of them, with their General Staff, will accompany the person who passes the magazine and will order the first Body shall do the respective honors in accordance with this Regulation; the other Bodies shall do so successively to the order of their respective commanders, as prevented.

ARTICLE 140.- Every person who passes magazine, if he carries a civil suit, will be discovered during it.

ARTICLE 141.- The individuals of the troops will retain an aptitude of extreme marciality, directing the view to the superior that the troops are in passing through their front. The Generals, Chiefs and Officers surveyed, will greet with the sword if they do not have it presented.

ARTICLE 142.- The Major States, will follow ten meters behind the Commander of the troops, if it is a superior unit; then, and ten meters will follow the escort.

Desfiles

ARTICLE 143.- When the Corps of troops have to parade before an authority, they shall do so in column of honor, holding each weapon to the requirements of their particular regulations, or to the special provisions which are exceptionally given, if necessary.

ARTICLE 144.- When the column is to be integrated with troops of various weapons, they will be organized in the following order: Infantry, Engineers, Artillery and Cavalry

When they take part in the parade of military schools, they will march before the infantry and with all its elements.

If there are foreign elements to the Army, they will take the placement that is determined in each case, naming a particular discovery of the same personnel. The military discovery will march fifty meters behind the last fraction that precedes it.

ARTICLE 145.- The placement of the discovered, Commander of the column, General Staff, School, as well as that of the Commanders and Major States of the Brigades, shall be indicated in the respective order.

ARTICLE 146.- The Commander of the column, after passing by waving with his sword to the top authority that the parade is present, will clear the front of the running column and move to place, followed by the General Staff and School, like fifteen meters on the flank of the column, giving in front of the aforementioned authority, remaining with the sword or saber to the shoulder. After the parade, the Commander will repeat the greeting and withdraw.  

ARTICLE 147.- The distance between the Bodies of the same weapon will be fifty meters.

If the parade is executed at the passage for all weapons, the distance from one to the other will be one hundred meters; if the artillery parades to the trot, the distance between this and the infantry will be five hundred meters and Eight hundred if he parades the galloper.

If the artillery parades to the trot, the cavalry will do it to the galloper, being the distance between these two weapons of one thousand eight hundred meters: The mounted troops will take the trot or the gallop, according to the orders, in the moment when the last fraction of infantry passes in front of the authority that witnesses the parade. (These are amenable to reform, according to the troops).

ARTICLE 148.- The column will be progressively dislocated by the Corps upon arrival at the previously designated point. When mounted troops paraded into the trot or gallop, they will be assigned a different point than the infantry, for their dislocation.

TITLE III

Respect Demonstrations

CHAPTER I

Generalities

ARTICLE 149.- The mutual respect between higher and lower and between equals is the basis of discipline.

ARTICLE 150.- All the military will keep their superior attention and respect in matters of service and out of it; the superiors, in turn, will treat the subordinates with the greatest consideration.

ARTICLE 151.- All inferior, when directed to the superior, will put the possessive me before the title of the job that it represents.

ARTICLE 152.- When a deputy has to direct the word to a superior of whom he is not known, after greeting him he will tell him his degree and last name in this form: Captain Gonzalez; Sergeant Perez; et cetera, and then you will express your business.

ARTICLE 153.- The superiors will use, to address a child, the degree of the degree that the Army has in the Army; if necessary, they will follow the corresponding surname.

ARTICLE 154.- If in an official compound where there are several assembled military personnel, another or more of a higher category will be presented, those will stand if they are seated, giving up the lower the Seat or preeminent place to the top.

ARTICLE 155.- The prevention of the previous article will not be observed when any General, Chief or Officer is present before a court, whose personnel are lower in category.

ARTICLE 156.- In the room or office of a superior the military will be discovered, doing the same in all the places where the civilians should do; exception made of when they perform a commission of the service that requires them to be armed, if they are individuals of the troops, or with the sword unpacked if of Generals, Chiefs or Officers.

ARTICLE 157.- When a superior enters some premises where they are lower, the one that first sees it will warn the higher category, and if it does not, it will give the voice of firm, and all take this position. This will be done only once in the morning and again in the afternoon and whenever there is no military of a degree equal to or greater than that which arrives, without prejudice to the rules of urbanity in such a case.

ARTICLE 158.- When a subalternate accompanies or is with a superior, you will observe the following rules: inside any vehicle the right side of the vehicle will cede, on the street the side of the The same applies to the case of a child, except where two are lower, in which case the superior will go to the centre; in a magazine next to the troops; in other cases, on the right side. When a lower ranking military officer accompanies a lady, she will not be required to give the sidewalk.

ARTICLE 159.- When the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary, the Chief of Staff of the National Defense Secretariat, the Chief of Staff of the Army, the Army Inspector, or the Army, arrives at a plaza. Commander of the Zone, the Heads and Officers Francs of the corporations that there is in it, will make a visit to him in body, carrying the representation the most characterized. The directors of the offices of the Secretariat of National Defense will be made the same visit, by the personnel of the corresponding weapon or service named by the Commander of the Garrison.

ARTICLE 160.- The Commander of the troops who arrives at a square where there is no military authority of greater category than he, and the Governor of the State resides in it, will pay a courtesy visit to this official.

ARTICLE 161.- When a commander arrives at a plaza with troops of superior hierarchy to which he commands in it, he will warn him of his arrival and after he has been presented to him, he will order to be made a visit to the body by the Heads and Officers of their command, with the representation of a Chief of the same or lower category as the Commander of the Garrison. But if he who arrives out of the same lower hierarchy, he will personally attend to visit him with the Chiefs and Officers to his orders.

CHAPTER II

From greeting

ARTICLE 162.- The obligation to greet is mutual; in any case the lower one will be the first to greet. The superior is obliged to answer the greeting and demand that inferior fulfill this duty. The greeting of equals helps to affirm the good intelligence that must reign among all the members of the Army, and it is also an elementary duty of courtesy. In any case, the first to greet is the one that will give samples of higher education.

ARTICLE 163.- The uniformed military personnel will only be discovered in a closed enclosure, out of this case, they will remain covered to do honors or shows of respect by making the greeting military.

When any member of the Army has to discover, he/she must place the touch under the left arm with the viscous at the front, the plate out, having the arm flexed, placing the thumb supported against the viscous at about 5 cms. From the button of the carrier, the remaining fingers on the bottom of the viscous itself.

ARTICLE 164.- The military salute will always turn its head and lead the view ostensibly and frankly toward the person who greets himself.

ARTICLE 165.- The military member who is seated will stand to greet a superior; if he directs the word, he will remain in a position of firm, while in his presence and in the withdraw will be returned to greet.

ARTICLE 166.- A military man who carries an object in the right hand will change it to the left to be in a position of greeting as appropriate; if both hands are occupied, the head to the top and tilt it slightly. In this same way he will greet himself being untouched. It will be an incorrectness to greet with fuses, gloves, newspapers or any other object you have in your hand.

ARTICLE 167.- Stating in formation, no military will greet when questioned by a superior; but he will take the position of firm, if he is on rest.

ARTICLE 168.- The greeting that leads to a lower number of assembled military personnel, will be answered by all of them.

ARTICLE 169.- Once the military salute is made, the lower one will never give the upper hand, unless it takes the lead.

ARTICLE 170.- When the military is wearing a civilian suit, it will do so correctly; for the greeting, it will be subject to the general rules of courtesy, and must refrain at all from attending with this suit. military ceremonies or festivals.

ARTICLE 171.- The military will greet and answer the greeting of foreign military personnel inside and outside the country; in national territory, Mexicans will give a courtesy show greeting first.

ARTICLE 172.- A mounted military officer will be grounded to address a superior who is disassembled, except on the battlefield or when he performs an urgent commission of the service.

ARTICLE 173.- When a military officer is in society or in a vehicle or in the company of a lady, he shall not be obliged to leave the seat to his superiors, without prejudice to the appropriate greeting. As a courtesy sample you will be able to offer the place.

ARTICLE 174.- The greeting by standing must be omitted at the premises and shows and in all manner of vehicles, where it may cause discomfort to the public.

ARTICLE 175.- When two trained troops cross, only their commanders will be greeted.

TITLE IV

Forcing the service

CHAPTER I

Generalities

ARTICLE 176.- The formalities of the service are intended to adjust the Military Ceremonial to those acts and ceremonies in which the inauguration of the command, the imposition of decorations, Bandos publishing, etc.

CHAPTER II

Take possession

ARTICLE 177.- The Generals, Chiefs and Officers, upon being appointed to fill a position, will render the protest loyal and patriotic, as well as keep and keep the Constitution The policy of the United Mexican States and the laws that it emanates from it, before taking office, in the presence of the authority appointed to give them possession and the personnel to be placed under their command.

The protest will be taken using the following formula:

" Do you protest to the loyal and patriotic role of ............, as well as to keep and keep the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States and the Laws that of it emanen? "

The interrogated will answer:

"If I protest".

Replicating the person who takes it:

"If you didn't do it, let the Nation demand it."

The corresponding record will be lifted, sending a copy to the Interior Secretariat and annexing the others to the respective ones. When no documents are formed to be sent to the National Defense Secretariat, on the occasion of the inauguration, a record of the minutes shall be sent to the General Staff of the citizen Secretary and to the Directorate of Arms or Service that corresponds.

ARTICLE 178.- The Zone Commanders will render this protest to the Secretary or Deputy Secretary of National Defense; without not being in the place of residence of these officials, they will do so. in writing as follows:

"Pursuant to the provisions of Articles 128 of the Constitution and 178 of the Military Ceremonial Regulation, protested ..............."

Ending with the phrase:

"If I don't do it, the Nation demands it."

ARTICLE 179.- To give possession of the command to the Commander, Second Commander or Major of a Corps, the Corporation, armed and flagged; the Controller or Commander of the Body, shall be sent if deal with one of the two Chiefs mentioned in the second term, it will be placed in front of it and having to its left the person whom it will give to recognize, will order "Salute", and will say:

" By order of the citizen President of the Republic, will be recognized as Commander (Second Commander, Chief of Instruction or Assistant) of this Battalion (or Regiment) to the citizen (degree and name) here present, who will be respected due to their hierarchy and will be obeyed in all that I will command concerning the service, in writing or in writing, in accordance with the provisions of the Laws and Regulations.

Finished this formula, which you have been given to recognize, will command Firmes. (For the effect, the troop will remain in the position of greeting and the officers in the second time of it, to the voice of firm).

ARTICLE 180.- The inauguration of the Officers or Sargents of a Body will take place in the last list of the afternoon, and must be given by the Chiefs, using the following formula:

" By agreement of the C. Secretary of National Defense, will be recognized as (grade) of this Battalion (or Regiment) to the C. (name) here present, to whom considerations will be saved corresponding to their employment and who by agreement of the C. Commander of the Corps remains as Commander (2nd Commander of such Company, Squadron, Battery, Section, etc.) ".

ARTICLE 181.- To give recognition to the cabos, the above formula will be used expressing that it is by order of the C. Commander of the Corps.

ARTICLE 182.- In all cases, once the formalities have been completed, the one that has been given to recognize will change a regulatory greeting with the superior that has intervened in the event. In the case of Officers and Classes, they shall be placed in front of the fraction to be placed at their command, to which the superior who intervenes will send "Salute"; after the presentation, the Officer or Class to whom it has been given to acknowledge mandara "Firmes".

ARTICLE 183.- After the inauguration of the command of a Body, Subalternate Unit or Dependence, the outgoing Commander or Chief, or the one who does his or her times, shall present the entrant to the Command or Address, to the Heads and Officers who are subordinate to you.

ARTICLE 184.- The Commanders of the Zone will be given possession of the command, publishing the order of the Secretariat of National Defense, in all the places of its jurisdiction. If service needs allow, they will be presented to the Garrison, Corps, Services, and other Dependencies.

ARTICLE 185.- The inauguration of the command of other agencies will be subject to the protest of keeping the Constitution and formulas to recognize the person concerned, to the provisions of this Title, making the relevant amendments.

ARTICLE 186.- In accordance with the provisions of this Regulation, the Commander and other Chiefs of a Corps shall make the flag protest or flag the day on which they take possession of the command. verify this act after the law protest.

ARTICLE 187.- When the command is delivered by a Body Commander, the following considerations are required:

The Chief of Staff will meet the Officers ' Table at the Command, so that the staff of the Chiefs and Officers will give him a knighthood. He shall appoint an Officer, at the election of the outgoing Commander, to accompany him and serve him as a helper within the same square, in a term that shall not exceed ten days; he shall, in the same term, leave him the service of his assistants. In the case of the other Chiefs, they will only be dismissed by a commission of officers appointed by the Commander of the Corps and will be granted an assistant for the time set. Equal attention will have with the Officers, Company, Squadron or Battery Commanders.

CHAPTER III

Imposition of Decorations

ARTICLE 188.- The Secretariat of National Defense will send a copy of the trade to the interested parties, to the Command of the Garrison of the Plaza de Mexico and to that of the corresponding Zone, with the purpose of making it known by means of the Order of the Square of its jurisdiction, fixing, if appropriate, the date and place of the imposition.

ARTICLE 189.- The imposition of decorations shall be the responsibility of the President of the Republic, who may delegate his or her powers to the Secretary of National Defense or to the Commanders of the Zone, For Garrison or Large Units.

To carry out this act the Commander of the Zone or Garrison that corresponds, will send to form the troops with them so that they can witness the ceremony. This will consist of a short speech and the imposition of the decorations.

In the end, these troops will parade before the First Magistrate or his representative, who will have the decorated ones on his left.

ARTICLE 190.- The same Commander will lift a record of the ceremony and forward it to the Secretariat of National Defense in order to be published in the Official Journal and the Order General of Mexico Square.

ARTICLE 191.- The military to be decorated shall be presented to the place indicated for the imposition, bearing the uniform determining the superiority, and may exceptionally appoint a proxy that I receive.

ARTICLE 192.- For the imposition, the appointees shall form in the order in which they must be called; when they arrive in front of the First Magistrate or who must impose the decoration, they shall greet and retain this position as long as this official imposes it; they will then move on to the place that has been designated.

ARTICLE 193.- If an award-winning military officer with a decoration dies before receiving it, the nearest relative will be taxed.

ARTICLE 194.- The Secretariat of National Defense will be able to commission the Diplomatic Agents by means of the Relations, to deliver some decoration, with the ceremonial that in each case is deemed appropriate. The act shall establish a record which shall be forwarded to the Secretariat of National Defense through the Relations of Relations.

ARTICLE 195.- The foreign decorations granted to the members of the Army will not be imposed by the Mexican military authorities; the agraciados will ask the Congress for permission prevents the Political Constitution of the Republic.

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ARTICLE 196.- For the publication of federal camps instead of where there are troops, they will form all of them with the exception of those covering the services.

ARTICLE 197.- When the civil authority is presented, the Commander of the forces will order that a part of them form the discovery of the entourage, following the rest of the force formed in column. During the marches the bands will play "Bando".

ARTICLE 198.- While reading the Bando, the troops will present the weapons, and when the Bando is set, the war bands will play the March of Honor and the music the National Anthem.

ARTICLE 199.- Where there is artillery, the twenty-one shots will be fired each: the first one at the start of the journey and the second when the time is finished.

ARTICLE 200.- In the Bandos issued by local governments, a foot-to-ground Peloton will be designated to escort the authority by publishing and practicing the ceremonies prevented, omitting the artillery salvos.

TRANSIENT

ONLY.- This Regulation will begin to apply from the date of its publication in the "Official Journal", with all similar provisions being repealed.

And in compliance with the provisions of Article 89 (I) of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States and for their proper publication and observance, I hereby exempt this Regulation from the residence of the Executive Branch of the Union in Mexico, Federal District, at the twelve days of the month of September of a thousand nine hundred and thirty-eight.- Lazaro Cárdenas.-Heading.-Constitutional President of the United Mexican States.- Manuel Avila Camacho.-Heading.-Secretary of National Defense.