111 federal decree concerning the arms of the Swiss Confederation of 12 December 1889 the Federal Assembly of the Swiss Confederation, considering the message of the federal Council of November 12, 1889; In addition to the Decree of the diet, from July 4, 1815, on the seal and arms of the Confederation, stop: art. 1. the arms of the Confederation consist a white cross, vertical and alaisee, placed on a red background and whose branches, equal between them, are a sixth longer than they are wide.
Art. 2. the federal Council is responsible for the implementation of this order.
RS 1 137 FF IV 640 FF IV 644 State on November 14, 2000 1889 1889