Merchant Shipping (Gibraltar Colours) Order 1996

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1996/281

1996No. 281

MERCHANT SHIPPING

The Merchant Shipping (Gibraltar Colours) Order 1996

14thFebruary1996

26thFebruary1996

19thMarch1996

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 14th day of February 1996

Present,

The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred on Her by section 2(3)(b) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995( a) and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:-

1. This Order may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Gibraltar colours) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 19th March 1996.

2.-(1) The adoption for the purpose of section 2(3)(b) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 as proper colours for ships registered in Gibraltar of the red ensign defaced with the arms of Gibraltar as specified in paragraph (2) below is hereby authorised.

(2) The positioning and proportions of the defacement shall be in accordance with the illustration in the Schedule hereto.

N. H. Nicholls

Clerk of the Privy Council

(a) 1995 c.21.

SCHEDULE

Article 2

The Red Ensign Flag of Gibraltar

*** DIAGRAM OMITTED ***

The Red Ensign Flag of Gibraltar

The Union Flag occupies the upper left quartile of the flag. The castle shield and motto are centred within the right hand half of the flag.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order authorises ships registered in Gibraltar to fly as proper colours a flag consisting of the red ensign defaced with the arms of Gibraltar.

ISBN 0 11 054068 9

Enabling power: Merchant Shipping Act 1995, s. 2 (3) (b)..-

Effect: None.. -

Issued: 26.

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Territorial extent & classification: E/W /S/NI. General..

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