Chapter 1 General
Article 1.The form and use of the national emblem and national
flag of the Republic of China shall be in accordance
with this Act.
Article 2.The national emblem of the Republic of China is a blue
sky with a white sun in the following form:
1.A blue circle.
2.A white sun in the middle, with 12 white rays with
3.There is a blue ring between the white sun and the
white rays with pointed angles.
Article 3.The position, angle and ratio of each subparagraph of
the previous article are as follows:
1.The center of the blue background circle is the center
of the white sun.
2.The ratio of the radius of the white sun to the radius
of the surrounding blue circle is 1:3.
3.The length from the center of the white sun to the top
of a white ray with a pointed angle is twice the length
of the radius of the white sun.
4.The width of the blue ring between the white sun and
the 12 white rays with pointed angles is equivalent
to 1/15 of the diameter of the white sun.
5.The top angle of each white ray with a pointed angle
is 30 degrees, with the 12 rays totaling 360 degrees.
6.The upper, lower, left and right sides of the white
rays with pointed angles shall be facing north, south,
east and west. The rest shall be evenly spread out.
Article 4.The national flag of the Republic of China shall be a
red background with a blue sky and a white sun. The
positions, sizes and ratios are as follows:
1.The width and length of the flag shall be 3:2.
2.The blue sky is a rectangle and its surface shall
be 1/4 of the total flag.
3.On the rectangle of blue sky are the white sun with
the surrounding blue ring and the 12 white rays with
pointed angles as described on the emblem. The center
of the white sun is located at the crossing point of
the vertical and horizontal dividing lines of the
rectangle of blue sky.
4.The radius of the white sun and the width of the
blue rectangle shall be 1:8.
5.Subparagraphs 3 to 6, Article 3 shall apply mutatis
mutandis to the position, size and ratio of the
blue circles and the 12 white rays with pointed angles.
Article 5.The pole for the national flag shall be white with a
round golden top.
Chapter 2 Use
Article 6.Government authorities, schools, organizations and
military troops shall hang the national flag above
pictures of Dr. Sun Yat-sen in the front and center
location of the auditorium and congregation location.
Article 7.When the national flag is hung near a door, it shall
be hung on the upper left side of the door. The pole
of the flag shall form a 30-degree angle with the
If two flags are used, they may cross each other and
be hung on top of the dooror in parallel on both
sides of the door.
Article 8.Any national flag hung outdoors shall be hung from
sunrise until sunset.
Article 9.When the national flag is used together with a foreign
flag, the size of the flags and the lengths of the
poles must be equal. The national flag shall be
placed to the right of the foreign flag. The foreign
flag shall be placed to the left of the national
flag. If the flags cross each other, the pole of the
national flag shall be on the top.
When the national flag is used together with any
other flag, the previousparagraph shall apply
Article 10.Government authorities, schools, organizations
and military troops shall install the flag
pole in a proper location and raise and lower
the national flag every day.
Article 11.The national flag raising and lowering ceremony
is as follows:
1.Everyone stands up.
2.Sing the national anthem.
3.Raise (lower) the flag – salute (music may
be played if there is a musical band or military
trumpet, or the flag-raising/lowering signal may
4.Closing of the ceremony.
Article 12.During the raising and lowering of the national
flag, citizens should stand upwhere they are
and pay visual respect.
Other than trains, fire trucks, ambulances,
military or police pursuit cars and rescue cars,
all vehicles should stop during the raising and
lowering of the national flag.
Article 13.Unless there is a special situation in which
the national flag must be hung,the national
flag shall be lowered when it rains. After
the rain stops, the national flag shall be
raised again. No ceremony is required outside
the official raising and lowering times.
Article 14.In lowering the flag to half-mast, the national
flag shall first be raised to the top of the
pole and then lowered to the position equivalent
to 1/2 of the length of the pole. To remove
the flag, the flag shall first be raised to the
top of the pole again and then lowered.
Article 15.When any representative office overseas,
marine corps ships or boats raise,lower or
hang the national flag, this Act shall be
applicable, as well as in international practice.
Chapter 3 Manufacturing
Article 16.The national emblem and national flag shall
be manufactured in materials such
as domestic silk, wool, cotton or linen.
Article 17.In addition to the size and percentage
guidelines under Articles 3 and 4, the
manufacturing of the national emblem and
national flag shall be in accordance
with the percentage chart and size standard
Article 18.If any national emblem or national flag
manufactured or sold by any plant or
store is inconsistent with these standards,
the local government shall demand
Chapter 4 Management
Article 19.Any national flag hung by any store or
residence shall be based on No. 6 of
the national flag size chart attached hereto.
Article 20.Unless otherwise provided by law, no symbol
shall be placed on the national emblem or
the national flag.
Article 21.No form of the national emblem or national
flag shall be used for any commercial
marking, nor shall they be used to
manufacture any improper objects.
Chapter 5 Miscellaneous
Article 22.This Act shall be implemented from the
date of publication.
1. Pattern and description of the national flag.
2. Pattern and description of the national flag.
3. Image of the national emblem and national flag.
4. National flag size chart.