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Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) Act (2017)

Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) Act (2017)

To provide for the adoption of a Temple flag for Kekistan (Jonesia); to provide for the making of regulations to restrict or control the application to any goods of a reproduction of such flag; and to provide for matters incidental to the foregoing.

BE IT ENACTED by His Holiness, by and with the advice and consent of the Inner Circle of the Round Table of Grand Knights, as follows: –

1. This Act may be cited as the Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) Act, 2017.

2. The Flag of Kekistan (Temple of Jonesia) shall be a flag consisting of a green field, on which there appears an overlay of a black cross with a white border, over which there is a Kek disc and three white stars, with –

(a) the length of the flag equal to twice the width of the flag;

(b) the Kek disc equal in height to half the height of the flag;

(c) the three stars are 7/8s the height of bar of the cross and positioned centrally at equal distance along the eastern arm.

3. His Holiness’s Minister of Justice shall cause a copy of the Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) to be prepared and deposited in the Royal Archives of Kekistan (Jonesia).

4. (1) Where, in the opinion of His Holiness, it is necessary to regulate and control the use of the Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) in order that it is not used for purposes which, in his opinion, are improper he may make such regulations restricting, regulating or controlling the application to any goods or the importation into Kekistan (Jonesia) of any goods to which there has been applied a reproduction of the Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) or of a flag which resembles or is intended to resemble the Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) as he may consider to be necessary or expedient for the purpose.

4. (2) Regulations made in terms of subsection (1) may provide for penalties for any contravention thereof, including provision for the forfeiture of any goods to which a reproduction of the Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) or of a flag which resembles or is intended to resemble the Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) has been applied or which have been imported in contravention of such regulations: Provided that no such penalty shall exceed a fine of five hundred pounds or imprisonment for period of two years, excluding the value of any goods forfeited.

5. Any person who burns, mutilates or otherwise insults the Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) or a flag which resembles or is intended to resemble the Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) or any reproduction thereof in circumstances which are calculated or likely to show disrespect for the Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) or to bring the Flag of Kekistan (Jonesia) into disrepute shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred pounds or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years.