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September Main article: Different branches have varied functions, including: The police are not included in the military of San Marino. Sincethe Crossbow Corps has provided demonstrations of crossbow shooting at festivals.
Its uniform is medieval in design. While still a statutory military unit, the Crossbow Corps has no military function today. Guard of the Rock[ edit ] Guards of the Rock The Guard of the Rock is a front-line military unit in the San Marino armed forces, a state border patrol, with responsibility for patrolling borders and defending them.
San marino their role as Fortress San marino they are responsible for guarding the Palazzo Pubblico in San Marino Citythe seat of national government. In this role they are the forces most visible to tourists, and are known for their colourful ceremony of Changing the Guard.
Under the statute the Guard of the Rock are all enrolled as "Criminal Police Officers" in addition to their military role and assist the police in investigating major crime. The uniform of the Guard of the Rock is a distinctive red and green. Due to its striking blue, white, and gold uniform, it is perhaps the best-known part of the Sammarinese military, and appears on countless postcard views of the republic.
The functions of the Guard of the Council are to protect the Captains Regentsand to defend the Grand and General Council during its formal sessions. They also act as ceremonial bodyguards to government officials at both state and church festivals.
Company of Uniformed Militia[ edit ] In former times, all families with two or more adult male members were required to enroll half of them in the Company of Uniformed Militia.
This unit remains the basic fighting force of the armed forces of San Marino, but is largely ceremonial. It is a matter of civic pride for many Sammarinese to belong to the force, and all citizens with at least six years residence in the republic are entitled to enroll.
The uniform is dark blue, with a kepi bearing a blue and white plume. The ceremonial form of the uniform includes a white cross-strap, and white and blue sash, white epaulets, and white decorated cuffs.
Military Ensemble[ edit ] Formally this is part of the Army Militia, and is the ceremonial military band of San Marino. It consists of approximately 50 musicians. The uniform is similar to that of the Army Militia. Military Ensemble music accompanies most state occasions in the republic.
Gendarmerie[ edit ] Established inthe Gendarmerie of San Marino is a militarised law enforcement agency. Its members are full-time and have responsibility for the protection of citizens and property, and the preservation of law and order.
The entire military corps of San Marino depends upon the co-operation of full-time forces and their retained volunteer colleagues, known as the Corpi Militari Volontari, or Voluntary Military Force. Although San Marino is not a European Union member, it is allowed to use the euro as its currency by arrangement with the Council of the European Union ; it is also granted the right to use its own designs on the national side of the euro coins.
Before the euro, the Sammarinese lira was pegged to, and exchangeable with, the Italian lira. The small number of Sammarinese euro coinsas was the case with the lira before it, are primarily of interest to coin collectors. Key industries include bankingelectronicsand ceramics. The main agricultural products are wine and cheese.
San Marino imports mainly staple goods from Italy. Ina value-added tax VAT system was introduced in Italy, and was applied in San Marino, in accordance with the friendship treaty.
In addition, a tax on imported goods, to be levied by San Marino, was established. Such taxes, however, were not, and are not, applied to national products.
Untilgoods manufactured and sold in San Marino were not subject to indirect taxation. Under the European Union customs agreementSan Marino continues to levy taxes, the equivalent of an import duty, on imported goods.Most homes for sale in San Marino stay on the market for days and receive 3 offers.
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