No. S 650
Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Act
(Chapter 296)
Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Rules 2003
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 2 of the Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Act, the President hereby makes the following Rules:
PART I
PRELIMINARY
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Singapore Arms and Flag and National Anthem Rules 2003 and shall come into operation on 1st January 2004.
Definitions
2.  In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Arms” means the national coat of arms or State Crest of Singapore, which is depicted and described in the First Schedule;
“authorised officer” means any public officer authorised in writing by the Minister to exercise the powers conferred, and perform the duties imposed, on an authorised officer under these Rules;
“display”, in relation to the Flag, includes exhibiting, flying or hanging the Flag;
“Flag” means the national flag of Singapore, which is depicted and described in the Second Schedule;
“Government department” means any department or office of the Executive, Legislative or Judicial branch of the Government;
“National Anthem” means the national anthem of Singapore, the music score for the official arrangement and the official lyrics of which are set out in the Third Schedule;
“perform”, in relation to the National Anthem, includes playing a recording of the National Anthem.

Made this 23rd day of December 2003.

By Command,
ONG KOK MIN
Secretary to the Cabinet,
Singapore.
[PMO 40-36 V2; AG/LEG/SL/296/2003/1 Vol. 1]