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Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002

Section 67: Flying of flags at court-houses

135.Section 67 ensures that the flying of the Union flag at court-houses will continue to be in line with flag flying practice at other government buildings. The Flags (Northern Ireland) Order 2000 (S.I.2000/1347 (N.I. 31) enables the Secretary of State to make regulations about the flying of flags at government buildings; it defines government buildings as those wholly or mainly occupied by members of the Northern Ireland Civil Service. The associated Regulations list both the designated days and the specified government buildings at which the Union flag shall be flown. This section adds court-houses to the buildings about which regulations can be made under the Flags Order and provides that the Flags Regulations also apply in relation to court-houses.

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