|Title:||Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross Society Act, 1983|
|Title in original language:||Act no. 5 of 1983 [22nd July, 1983] : an act for the incorporation of the Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross Society and for matters incidental thereto and connected therewith|
|Entry into force:||04.08.1983|
This Act establishes and recognizes the National Red Cross Society, sets out its objectives and broadly defines its structure. Sections 6 and 8(1) authorize the use of the red cross name and emblem by the National Society in conformity with the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, Section 8(2)(a) prohibits their use by persons not authorized under the provisions of these treaties, and Section 8(2)(b) makes an offence of any use of the red cross emblem or denomination that is not authorized under the provisions of the Act.