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Azores flag laws (Portugal)

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[Azores flag]
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, 12 Dec 1997
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Summary

The emblems and anthem of the Autonomous Region of Açores were adopted by the following official texts:

  • Decreto Regional N°4/79/A, Aprova os Símbolos heráldicos da Região Autónoma dos Açores (approves the heraldic symbols of the Azores Autonmous Region), April 10th 1979 (but the text ends with «assinado em 2 de Abril de 1979») published in the Diário Regional on the April 12th 1979.
  • Decreto Regulamentar Regional n°12/79/A, Aprova a versão autentica dos símbolos heráldicos e do Hino da Região Autónoma dos Açores (approves the legitimate version of the heraldic symbold and anthem of the Azores Autonmous Region), April 10th 1979, published in the Diário Regional on the April 12th 1979.
  • Despacho Normativo n°21/79/A, Determina que a Bandeira dos Açores seja hasteada pela primeira vez no edificio sede dos diversos departementos do Governo (orders the fist hoisting of the Azores flag, on the government headquarters), April 12th 1979, published in the Diário Regional on the April 12th 1979.
  • Decreto Regulamentar Regional n°47/80/A, Aprova a versão oficial do selo da Região Autónoma dos Açores (approves the official version of the seal of the the Azores Autonmous Region), October 15th 1980, published in the Diário Regional on the October 31st 1980.
  • Decreto Regulamentar Regional n°49/80/A, Aprova a letra do Hino dos Açores (approves the lyrics of the Azores anthem), October 21st 1980, published in the Diário Regional on the October 31st 1980.
  • Decreto Regulamentar Regional n°51/80/A, Aprova a versão oficial da descrição completa do brasão de armas dos Açores (approves the official version of the full description of the azorean coat of arms), October 24th 1980 published in the Diário Regional on the October 31st 1980.
Pascal Vagnat, 01 May 1999