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Ceremony of the replacing bosnian flag in front of UN building in New York.

__ The flag should be displayed on all days when the weather permits, especially on legal holidays or other special occasions. It is customary to display the flag from sunrise to sunset on buildings or on stationary flagstaffs in the open. However, on special occasions it may be displayed at night, preferably lighted. The Flag should be displayed: on or near the main administratation building of every public institution-in or near polling places on election days-in ro near schools when they are in session. A citizen may fly the flag on any day he wishes.
__ The flag should be raised and lowered by hand. Never, raise the flag while it is furled; unfurl, then hoist quickly to the peak of the flagstaff.
__ It should be lowered slowly and ceremoniously. The flag should never be allowed to touch anything beneath it, such as the ground or the floor.
__ The flying of the flag at half-staff, is a sign of mourning. When flown at half-staff, the flag should be first hoisted to the peak, then immediately lowered to the half-staff position. It should be raised to the peak again for a moment before it is lowered for the day.
__ "Half-staff" is the point midway between top and bottom of the flagstaff.
__ "Left" is the position of honor in 2 flag arrangements.
__    This protocol holds for any country in the world. For example, a Briton on Chinese territory would be wise to wear or offer lapel flags with the Chinese flag on the left, that is, China/U.K.
__  For an American in Paris the proper protocol would be France/USA, for a Dutchman flying into Moscow, Russia / Netherlands, and so on.
__  The flag of a state or province is always subordinate to that of sovereign country, so that California/USA would be the wrong protocol, as would be Bavaria/Germany.
__  In saluting the flag, those present in uniform should render the military salute. When not in uniform, men should remove the hat with the right hand and hold it at the left shoulder, the hand being over the heart. Women and men without hats should place the right hand over the heart. Aliens should stand at attention. All persons present should face the flag, stand at attention and salute on the following occasions:
- When the flag is passing in a parade or review. The salute to the flag in the moving column is rendered at the moment the flag passes.
- During the ceremony of hoisting or lowering the flag.
- When the National Anthem is played and the flag is displayed.

__  When the National Anthem is played and the flag is not displayed, all present should stand and face toward the music. Those in uniform should salute at the first note of the anthem, retaining this position until the last note. All others should stand at attention, men removing their hats. When the flag is displayed, all present should face the flag and salute. _
__  Every precaution should be taken to prevent the flag from becoming soiled. When a flag is in such a condition, through wear or damage, that is no longer a fitting emblem for display, it should be destroyed privately in a dignified manner.
__  The flag should NEVER be tilted (dipped) even momentarily to any person or thing.
__  Regimental colors, State flags, organization or institutional flags may be tilted as the mark of honor.
__  Should never: be allowed to touch the ground or floor, or brush against objects; have objects placed on it, over it, or be used as a covering for a ceiling; have any mark, insignia, letter work, figure, picture or drawing of any nature placed upon or attached to it; be used as a receptacle for carrying anything, or be used to cover a statue or monument.
__  If used in connection with unveiling ceremonies, it should not serve as a covering of the object being unveiled; be embroidered on such articles as handkerchief or cushions, or be printed or otherwise impressed on boxes.
__  The flag should not: be used as a costume or athletic uniform or part of one; be used as drapery of any sort whatsoever, never festooned, drawn back or up in folds, but always allowed to fall free.
__   DO NOT place your logo above or defacing the flags of sovereign nations - your logo should be placed beneath flags, with a clean break between logo and flags.
__  That shows proper deference and respect for the flag of a country or state.
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