UNAUTHORIZED USE OF EMBLEMS ACT
NO. 37 OF 1961
[ASSENTED TO 17 MAY, 1961]
[DATE OF COMMENCEMENT: 31 MAY, 1961]
(English text signed by Officer Administering the Government)
To provide for the continued operation of certain laws relating to the use of certain
emblems and representations, and to extend the scope of such laws.
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
Continuation of certain prohibitions in connection with the use of emblems
Application of certain laws with reference to State President
Short title and commencement
Continuation of certain prohibitions in connection with the use of
emblems and representations.
Nothing in the Republic of South Africa Constitution Act, 1961, contained shall
be construed as rendering it lawful to use any name, style, title, portrait,
effigy, emblem, mark, designation or description, or any reproduction or
representation of any nature whatsoever, the use whereof is prohibited in
terms of any law which was in operation immediately prior to the thirty-first
day of May, 1961, and any such law shall in all respects remain in full force
and effect in the same manner as if that Act had not been passed.
Application of certain laws with reference to State President.
Any prohibition contained in any law referred to in section one which is
applicable with reference to the Governor-General shall, in so far as it can be
applied, mutatis mutandis apply also with reference to the State President.
Short title and commencement.
This Act shall be called the Unauthorized Use of Emblems Act, 1961, and
shall come into operation on the thirty-first day of May, 1961.