Order of Loyalty to Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah

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Order of Loyalty to Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah
Darjah Yang Mulia Sri Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah
Awarded by Flag of Kedah.svg Sultan of Kedah
Type Order
Status Currently constituted
Sovereign Abdul Halim of Kedah
Grades (w/ post-nominals) Grand Commander (SHMS) , Knight Commander (DHMS) , Companion (SMS) , Star (BMS)
Established 15 July 1983
Precedence
Next (higher) Order of Loyalty to the Royal House of Kedah
Next (lower) Glorious Order of the Crown of Kedah
MY-KED Order of Sultan Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah - Grand Commander (SHMS).svg - MY-KED Order of Loyalty to Sultan Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah - Knight Commander (DHMS).svg
Ribbon bar of the order [1]

The Illustrious Order of Loyalty to Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah (Bahasa Melayu: Darjah Yang Mulia Sri Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah) [2] is an honorific order of the Sultanate of Kedah

History[edit]

It was founded by Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah on 15 July 1983 in three classes. A further and upper class was added in 2008 : Grand Commander or Darjah Seri Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah - SHMS.[2]

Classes[edit]

It is awarded in four classes:[2]

  • Grand Commander or Darjah Seri Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah - SHMS
    • The male titular has right to the prefix Dato' Sri and his wife, to the prefix Datin Sri
  • Knight Commander or Datuk Sri Paduka Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah - DHMS
    • The male titular has right to the prefix Dato' Paduka' and his wife, to the prefix Datin Paduka
  • Companion or Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah - SMS
  • Star or Bintang Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah - BMS
Ribbon
MY-KED Order of Sultan Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah - Grand Commander (SHMS).svg
SHMS
MY-KED Order of Loyalty to Sultan Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah - Knight Commander (DHMS).svg
DHMS
MY-KED Order of Loyalty to Sultan Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah - Companion (SMS).svg
SMS
MY-KED Order of Loyalty to Sultan Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah - Star (BMS).svg
BMS

Award conditions[edit]

  • Knight Commander or Datuk Sri Paduka - DHMS
    The Order is conferred on those in high positions who have performed meritorious services to the State and Nation. Its recipients are dubbed with the title, "Dato' Paduka" [3]

Insignia[edit]

  • Grand Commander (SHMS) . The insignia is composed of a collar, a badge hanging from a sash and a breast star (Photo).
  • Knight Commander (DHMS). The insignia is composed of a badge hanging from a sash and a breast star (Photo [3]).
  • Companion (SMS)
    The insignia is composed of a badge hanging from a collar sash for a male titular (Photo) and from a breast knot for a female titular (Photo [3]).
  • Star (BMS). The insignia is composed of a badge hanging from a ribbon (Photo [3]).

Notable recipients[edit]

Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah:[4]

  • MY-KED Order of Sultan Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah - Grand Commander (SHMS).svg Founding Grand Master of the Order of Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah (SHMS, since 2008)
  • MY-KED Order of Loyalty to Sultan Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah - Knight Commander (DHMS).svg Knight Commander (DHMS) and Founding Grand Master of the Order of Loyalty to Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah (DHMS-SMS-BMS, since 15 July 1983)

Members of the Royal Family of Kedah :

  • MY-KED Order of Sultan Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah - Grand Commander (SHMS).svg Grand Commande of the Order with title : Dato' Sri :
    • Princess Intan Safinaz DKH SSDK SHMS PSM JP PAT (Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah and Tuanku Bahiyah's daughter and Mbr of the Regency Council 2011) (SHMS, 12.12.2011) [5][6][7]
    • Princess Soraya SSDK SHMS (Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah and Tuanku Bahiyah's adoptive daughter) (SHMS, 17.7.2008) [6]
    • Tunku Sallehuddin, Tunku Paduka Maharaja Temenggong Angota Desa PSM SSDK SHMS BCK PAT (3rd ygr br. of the Sultan and Mbr of the Regency Council 2011) (SHMS, 17.7.2008) [6][7]
    • Tunku Abdul Hamid Thani, Tunku Laksamana SSDK SHMS (4th younger brother of the Sultan and member of the Regency Council 2011) (SHMS, 17.7.2008):[6][7]

Lists of recipients[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colecciones Militares, Kedah 1
  2. ^ a b c Royal Ark, Kedah Orders and decorations
  3. ^ a b c d Royal Official Website, Order of Loyalty to Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah (DHMS & co) Details on conferment conditions - list as of 2003 - photos
  4. ^ Photo of Sultan Abdul Halim and Sultanah Haminah
  5. ^ Flickr Photo of Princess Intan Safinaz with the collar of SHMS (Kedah) and the breast star of PSM (Malaysia)
  6. ^ a b c d The Royal Ark, Kedah genealogical details, p11
  7. ^ a b c Members of the Regency Council of Kedah