The Flag of Jamaica is to be regarded as a sacred emblem of the nation and is to be given due reverence and devotion by all citizens of the country.
The Flag should never be allowed to touch the ground or floor.
The Flag should never be smaller than any other flag flown at the same time.
The Flag should not be flown or used for purely decorative purposes on anything that is for temporary use and likely to be discarded, except on State occasions.
The Flag should not be used as embellishment on any object nor should it be used as decorative patches or adornments on clothing, headgear, etc.
The Flag should not be draped over vehicles of any sort except on military, police and state occasions.
During the ceremony of hoisting or lowering the Flag or when the Flag is passing in a parade or in a review, all persons present should face the Flag and stand at attention. Men should remove their hats and persons in uniform should salute.
When the Flag becomes worn and must be replaced, it should be burnt discreetly and not used for any purpose other than that for which it was designed.
No other flag should be placed above or to the right of the Jamaican Flag, except at foreign embassies, consulates and missions.
For more information, please contact:
The Protocol Division
Office of the Prime Minister
1 Devon Road, Kingston 10
Jamaica, W I
Tel: (876) 927-9941-3; 929-8880-5 Ext. 2188