Order of the National Hero (Grenada)

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Prestige Order of the National Hero
Awarded by the
Personal flag of Queen Elizabeth II.svg
Queen of Grenada
TypeOrder of chivalry
EligibilityAny citizen of Grenada and citizens of other countries
StatusCurrently constituted
SovereignElizabeth II
Chancellor (ex officio)Governor-General of Grenada
Next (higher)Prestige Order of the National Hero
Next (lower)Order of Grenada

The Prestige Order of the National Hero is an order of chivalry and a society of honour instituted by Queen Elizabeth II in right of Grenada through the National Honours and Awards Act which having been passed by the House of Representatives of Grenada on 16 November 2007 and passed by the Senate of Grenada on 27 November 2007 received Royal Assent on 31 December 2007.[1]

Queen Elizabeth II is the sovereign of the order in her capacity as Queen of Grenada. Appointments to the Order are made by Governor-General of Grenada, as Grand Master, who acts on the advise of the Prime Minister of Grenada and the National Awards Advisory Committee.

The Governor General conducts vice regal investitures at Government House in St George's. Awards are usually announced each year on the occasion of the National Day of Grenada - 7 February.


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