Your question: What happens if the Philippine flag is upside down?

Is it illegal to raise a flag upside down?

While it is legal to express yourself in whatever way you so choose, it is disrespectful to fly an American flag upside down unless in a life-or-death situation, according to the United States Code.

What can you not do with the Philippine flag?

Republic Act No. 8491 states that the Philippine flag “shall never touch anything beneath it, such as the ground, flood, water or other objects.”

When was the last time the flag was flown upside down?

The only time the flag is to be flown upside down is when in dire distress in instance of extreme danger to life and property.

What is Philippines old name?

The Philippines were claimed in the name of Spain in 1521 by Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese explorer sailing for Spain, who named the islands after King Philip II of Spain. They were then called Las Felipinas.

Who made Philippine flag?

HISTORY OF THE PHILIPPINE FLAG – 3 women sewed the flag at 535 Morrison Hill Road in Hongkong. They were Marcela Agoncillo, daughter Lorenza and Delfina Herbosa de Natividad, a niece of Dr. Jose Rizal. It was first flown and waved by Gen.

Is it illegal to take down a flag?

18 U.S. Code § 700 – Desecration of the flag of the United States; penalties. Whoever knowingly mutilates, defaces, physically defiles, burns, maintains on the floor or ground, or tramples upon any flag of the United States shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.

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