(1) The design and colours of the Civil Air Ensign of Australia are as specified by notification in the Gazette on 4 March 1948, until another ensign is appointed in its place under section 5 of the Flags Act 1953 .
(2) The Civil Air Ensign of Australia may be flown or otherwise displayed:
(a) by CASA; or
(aa) by AA; or
(b) on an Australian aircraft engaged in international air navigation; or
(c) with the permission of CASA and in accordance with any conditions specified in the permission.
(3) Except as provided in subsection (2), a person shall not fly or otherwise display the Civil Air Ensign.
Penalty: 5 penalty units.
(4) An offence under subsection (3) is an offence of strict liability.
Note: For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .