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DRAFT RESOLUTION N° 163/X FLAG of HOISTING of the ASSEMBLY of the REPUBLIC the establishment of democratic rule has determined deep changes in the political system and, consequently, in the Organization of public institutions. This year has already approved the law of Precedence and Protocol of the State which aimed to establish the precedence list of Public Dignitaries reflecting constitutional changes by assigning the desired Valencia to holders of the organs of sovereignty and prevalence at investitures and elective representation.
The Constitution of the Portuguese Republic, adopted in 1976, kept the national symbols adopted by the Republic established by the revolution of 5 October 1910. However, personal badges set in the previous regime, based on the national flag, fell into disuse and were later revoked due to the amendment of the constitutional architecture. Is justified by that now define a new flag of hoisting of the Assembly of the Republic.
Thus, the Assembly of the Republic, in accordance with article 161) and paragraph 5 of article 166 of the Constitution, decides the following: Article 2 1 subject-matter this resolution approves the flag hoisting of the Assembly of the Republic and fixed rules about their use.
Article 2 Description of flag hoisting of the Assembly of the Republic has the following description: silver, with gold armillary sphere Centre and brocante on it, the coat-of-arms, with green surround, such as in the design attached to this resolution.
Article 3 1-Dimension the dimension of the flag of hoisting of the Parliament must respect the ratio of 2 by 3. 2-the dimensions of the flag raising is suitable to the national flag in the same location be placed.
Article 4 Use 1-the flag of hoisting of the Assembly of the Republic is flown outside the Palace of Saint Benedict, during the legislative session and in the days of parliamentary operation. 2-the flag of display can be flown in other buildings on them are carried out parliamentary work. 3-the flag to display can also be placed in its own device in the Chamber, the Senate, and in the Office of the President of the Assembly of the Republic. 3 4-on the occasion of a solemn session or the flag raising ceremony can still be placed in the Palace of Saint Benedict where that consequence.
Article 5 special rules of use 1-the flag of hoisting of the Assembly of the Republic is displayed on the left, who's gone back abroad, the flag of the President of the Republic, when the President of the Republic report, as such, in the Assembly of the Republic. 2-In case of official visit of foreign delegation or delegation of international organization which Portugal forms part, the hoisting of the Assembly of the Republic is displayed on the left, who are facing the outside, of the national flag of the country of the visitor or the flag of the international organization which Portugal take part and who is on an official visit to Parliament.
Article 6 Pennant In official travel, the car at the service of the President of the Assembly of the Republic or Vice-President to replace legally, flying in front of the car, model similar to pennant flag raising, with the size of 0.30 cm x 0 cm.
Palácio de s. Bento, December 13 2006 the PRESIDENT of the ASSEMBLY of the REPUBLIC, (Jaime Gama)
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