Chapter 8:  National Anthem

801.     National anthem.
802.     Conduct during playing.
803.     Singing of National anthem.

       801.  National anthem.
     The composition consisting of words and music known as "Patriots of Micronesia" is designated as the National anthem of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Source:  PL 7-31 1.

       802.  Conduct during playing.
     During rendition of the National anthem, all present should stand.  During rendition of the National anthem when the flag of the Federated States of Micronesia is displayed, all present should stand and face the flag.  Persons not in uniform should remove their headdress.  Persons in military uniform should render the military salute at the first note of the National anthem and retain this position until the last note.

Source:  PL 7-31 2.

       803.  Singing of National anthem.
     A recording of the National anthem shall be played and/or sung during formal functions and ceremonies.

Source:  PL 7-31 3.

Editor's note:  PL 7-31 was signed into law by the President of the Federated States of Micronesia on December 10, 1991.