What is a state emblem? Can I use it?

Such emblems fall under the protection of the Merchandise Marks Act, Act 17 of 1941. The following are regarded as state emblems: the seal and coat of arms of the Republic, national monuments, the representations of the present and all former State Presidents of the Republic. Use can be made of these state emblems only with the permission of the Minister of Trade and Industry, together with the consent of the owner of the state emblem and that of the National Monuments Council. In as far as the use of the flag is concerned, use may not be made of it in a trade mark. In addition, use can be made of the national flag only with the permission of the Minister of Trade and Industry.

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