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Department of Correctional Services (South Africa)

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Department of Correctional Services (1994 - )

The flag of Department of Correctional Services is green with a gold horizontal stripe one-seventh of its width. The South African flag is in the canton, fimbrated on its fly end in white. The badge of the Service is located in the lower fly. The badge is composed of two gold keys, an open book and a gold wreath of Protea. The source for this information was SAVA Newsletter 15/96.
Calvin Paige Herring, 27 Feb 1998

The Department of Correctional Services/Department van Korrektiewe Dienste is the government ministry responsible for managing South Africa's prisons. As with the police service and armed forces, this department has its own flag as submitted by Paige.
Bruce Berry, 2 Mar 1998

Department of Correctional Services registered a flag with the Bureau of Heraldry on 12 January 1996, which is described as:
A rectangular green flag, proportions 2:3, with a single gold horizontal stripe one seventh the width of the flag, across the centre, in the canton the National Flag of the Republic of South Africa, as described in the Schedule to Proclamation No. 70, 1994, as published in Government Gazette No. 15663 of 29 April 1994, and in the lower fly the badge of the Department of Correctional Services.
Source: Data of the Bureau of Heraldry on registered heraldic representations.
Mark Sensen, 19 May 2002
 


Department of Correctional Services (1992 - 1994)

[Department of Correctional Services old flag] image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 Jun 2002 and Martin Grieve, 23 Aug 2002

Your illustration of South Africa's Correctional Services flag correctly shows the new national flag in the upper hoist quarter. However, like most of the service flags, it was devised under the old regime, and originally had the 1927 flag in the canton.
Mike Oettle, 03 Feb 2002

Commissioner of Correctional Services (formerly Prison Services) registered a flag with the South Bureau of Heraldry on 27 March 1992, which is described as:
A rectangular green flag, proportions three by two, with a single gold horizontal stripe one seventh the width of the flag, across the centre, in the canton the National Flag and in the lower fly the badge of the Department of Correctional Services.
Source: Data of the Bureau of Heraldry on registered heraldic representations.
Mark Sensen, 19 May 2002
 


Department of Correctional Services badge

image by Martin Grieve, 16 Mar 2011