D-13 - Act respecting the official flag

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chapter D-13
Act respecting the official flag
OFFICIAL FLAGNovember 5 1999November 5 1999
Chapter D-13 is replaced by the Act respecting the flag and emblems of Québec (chapter D-12.1). (1999, c. 51, s. 10).
1999, c. 51, s. 10.

WHEREAS by order-in-council of the 21st of January, 1948, the Government gave the Province an official flag;
Whereas that flag is appropriate to the historical origins, traditions and rights of the people of Québec;
Therefore, Her Majesty, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and of the National Assembly of Québec, enacts as follows:
1999, c. 51, s. 10.
1. The flag generally designated by the name of the fleurdelisé flag, namely a flag bearing a white cross on a sky-blue ground and with the fleur-de-lis, but modified so that the fleur-de-lis are in a vertical position, is, and has been since the 21st of January 1948, the official flag of the Province of Québec.
R. S. 1964, c. 2, s. 1; 1999, c. 51, s. 10.
2. The flag shall, as such, be flown on the central tower of the Québec parliament buildings and on the occasion of official provincial manifestations.
R. S. 1964, c. 2, s. 2; 1999, c. 51, s. 10.
3. (This section ceased to have effect on 17 April 1987).
1982, c. 21, s. 1; U. K., 1982, c. 11, Sch. B, Part I, s. 33; 1999, c. 51, s. 10.

In accordance with section 17 of the Act respecting the consolidation of the statutes (chapter R-3), chapter 2 of the Revised Statutes, 1964, in force on 31 December 1977, is repealed effective from the coming into force of chapter D-13 of the Revised Statutes.