Last modified: 2013-07-31 by rob raeside
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by Željko Heimer and Graham Bartram
Flag abolished 12th December 1974
The Governor General's flag was the standard pattern Commonwealth blue with Royal Crest and Malta scroll. On the 12th December 1974, Malta became a republic within the British Commonwealth, and the then Governor General, Sir Anthony Mamo, became the President.
Adrian Strickland, 5 April 1997
On independence the Governor was replaced by a Governor-General (crest on blue flag) until 1974 when Malta became a republic.
David Prothero, 15 December 2000