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CIVIL AVIATION ACT 1988 - SECT 19

Civil Air Ensign

             (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 .



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