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Flag of the Penitentiary Service - Images by Jens Pattke, 6 September 2010, after the official Decree
The color of the Penitentiary Service of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Azerbaijan is prescribed by a Decree signed on 21 November 2008 by the President of the Republic.
The flag measures 114 cm x 145 cm and is horizontally divided blue-red-green, like the national flag of Azerbaijan. On the obverse of the flag, there is a white crescent (height 38 cm) and eight-pointed star (height 20 cm) in the middle of the red stripe and the golden lettering AZƏRBAYCAN UǦRUNDA! (For Azerbaijan!) in the blue stripe. The inscription is 95 cm long and 7 cm high.
On the reverse of the flag, there is the yellow emblem of the Justice Ministry (height 48 cm) in the middle of the red stripe, the golden lettering ƏDLİYYƏ NAZİRLİYİNİN PENİTENSİAR XİDMƏTİ (Penitentiary Service of the Ministry of Justice) (136 cm long and 5,5 cm high) in the blue stripe, and MÜHAFİZƏ ALAYI (Protecting Troops) in gold (92,5 cm long and 8 cm high) in the green stripe.
Jens Pattke, 6 September 2010