You are invited to submit nominations for the possible selection of persons to be considered for the conferment of National Civil Honours and Awards, in accordance with the provision of the National Honours and Awards Act and Regulations, on Independence Day, Monday, 6th August 2012, in respect of:
i. Appointments to and promotions with the Orders of the Societies of Honour, i.e.
– The Order of Merit (OM)
– The Order of Jamaica (OJ)
– The Order of Distinction:
– In the rank of Commander (CD)
– In the rank of Officer (OD)
ii. Awards of the Badge of Honour
– for Gallantry [BH(G)]– for Meritorious Service [BH(M)]– for long and Faith Service [BH(L)]
The Civil Honours and Awards are conferred by the Governor-General on the advice of the Prime Minister and will be published in Jamaica Gazette Extraordinary and announced in the media on 6th August 2012.
Nominations should be submitted on the attached Nomination Forms, which should be completed in accordance with the Notes and Guidelines for Nominations attached to the forms.
Please submit your nominations to the Consulate no later than Friday, March 16, 2012.