Orders, decorations, and medals of Negeri Sembilan

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The decorations of the Sultanate of Negeri Sembilan are:[1][2]

Orders and Decorations[edit]

The Most Illustrious Royal Family Order of Negeri Sembilan - Darjah Kerabat Negri Sembilan Yang Amat di-Mulia

  • founded by Tuanku Ja’afar on 24 May 1979.
  • Awarded in a single class to Heads of State and their consorts - DKNS

The Order of Negeri Sembilan - Darjah Negri Sembilan

  • founded by Tuanku Ja’afar on 24 May 1979 as a single class award.
  • Expanded and re-organized by Tuanku Muhriz in 2010 into two degrees
    • 1. Paramount or Tertinggi - limited to the rulers of the constituent negri - DTNS
    • 2. Illustrious or Mulia - limited to the consorts of the rulers - DMNS

The Royal Family Order of Yam Tuan Radin Sunnah - Darjah Kerabat Yam Tuan Radin Sunnah

  • founded by Tuanku Ja’afar on 24 May 1979.
  • Awarded in a single class to legitimate members of the Royal Family descended from Yam Tuan Radin Sunnah - DKYR

The Most Esteemed Order of Loyalty to Negeri Sembilan - Darjah Setia Negeri Sembilan Yang Amat di-Hormati

  • founded by Tuanku Ja’afar on 24 May 1979 as a general order of merit to reward and recognise loyal service to the state in all fields of endeavour.
  • Re-organized with new insignia by Tuanku Muhriz in 2010. Awarded in four classes :
    • 1. Principal Grand Knight or Dato’ Sri Utama - SUNS (previously Knight Grand Commander or Dato’ Sri Paduka -SPNS )
    • 2. Knight Commander or Dato’ Paduka - DPNS (previously Knight Companion or Dato’ Setia - DSNS )
    • 3. Companion - DNS
    • 4. Member or Ahli - ANS

The Order of Loyalty to Tuanku Muhriz - Darjah Setia Tuanku Muhriz

  • founded by Tuanku Muhriz on 14 January 2010 to supersede the Loyal Order of Tuanku Ja’afar and to recognise and reward loyal and meritorious service to the reigning YDP.
  • Awarded in four classes
    • 1. Grand Knight of the Most Conspicuous Loyal Order of Tuanku Muhriz - Darjah Sri Setia Tuanku Muhriz Yang Amat Terbilang
      • with the personal title of Dato’ Sri - SSTM,
    • 2. Knight of the Most Meritorious Loyal Order of Tuanku Muhriz - Darjah Setia Tuanku Muhriz Yang Amat Gemilang
      • with the personal title of Dato’ - DSTM
    • 3. Companion - DTM
    • 4. Associate or Setiawan - STM
    • 5. and a medal  : Heraldic Medal or Pingat Bentara - BTM

The Order of Loyal Service to Negeri Sembilan - Darjah Setia Bakti Negri Sembilan

  • founded by Tuanku Muhriz on 14 January 2010 to recognise and reward loyal service to the YDP and state of Negri Sembilan in the fields of politics, business or meritorious service by distinguished individuals.
  • Awarded in a single class, Knight or Dato’ - DBNS

The Most Blessed Grand Order of Tuanku Ja’afar - Darjah Kebesaran Sri Tuanku Ja’afar Yang Amat Terpuji

  • founded by Tuanku Ja’afar on 18 July 1984 to reward loyal service to the YDP and to recognise meritorious service.
  • Awarded in two classes (Obsolete 14 January 2010) :
    • 1. Knight Grand Commander or Dato’ Sri Paduka - SPTJ
    • 2. Knight Commander or Dato’ Paduka - DPTJ

The Distinguished Conduct Order - Darjah Pekerti Terpileh

  • founded by Tuanku Muhriz as a reward of merit for federal or state civil servants who have displayed distinguished conduct within their profession or occupation.
  • Awarded in a single class - DPT

The Conspicuous Gallantry Medal - Pingat Keberanian Cermerlang

  • instituted by Tuanku 'Abdu'l Rahman on 31 August 1950 as a reward for acts of conspicuous gallantry and heroism.
  • Awarded in a single class, silver medal (PKC).

The Distinguished Conduct Medal - Pingat Pekerti Terpilih

  • instituted by Tuanku 'Abdu'l Rahman on 31 August 1950 to reward acts of bravery.
  • Awarded in a single class, bronze medal (PPT).

The Medal for Outstanding Public Service - Pingat Khidmat Masyarakat Cermerlang

  • instituted by Tuanku Ja'afar on 24 May 1979 to reward meritorious public service by those in public employ.
  • Awarded in a single class, bronze medal (PMC).

The Meritorious Service Medal - Pingat Jasa Kebaktian

  • instituted by Tuanku 'Abdu'l Rahman on 31 August 1950 to reward meritorious public service by those in public employ.
  • Awarded in a single class, bronze medal (PJK).

The Long Service Medal - Pingat Khidmat Lama

  • instituted by Tuanku Ja'afar on 11 January 1968 to reward long service by state employees of not less than twenty-five years duration.
  • Awarded in a single class, bronze medal (PKL).

Defence Medal - Pingat Pertahanan

  • instituted by Tuanku Ja'afar in 1972 as a service medal.
  • Awarded in a single class, silver medal.

Installation Medal 1961 - Pingat Pertabalan 1961

  • instituted by Tuanku Munawir to commemorate his installation on 17 April 1961. Awarded in a single class, silver medal.

Installation Medal 1968 - Pingat Pertabalan 1968

  • instituted by Tuanku Ja'afar to commemorate his installation on 8 April 1968.
  • Awarded in a single class, silver medal.

The Silver Jubilee Medal - Pingat Jubli Perak

  • instituted by Tuanku Ja'afar in 1992 to commemorate his commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of his installation as Yang di-Pertuan.
  • Awarded in a single class, silver medal (PJP).


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colecciones Militares, Ribbons of Negeri Sembilan 1 & 2
  2. ^ Royal Ark, Decorations of Negeri Sembilan