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NOMINATIONS AND ELIGIBILITY

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1) Any person or organisation may submit to the Committee for its consideration a nomination of a citizen for the Saint Lucia Cross, the Medal of Honour, the Medal of Merit and the Les Pitons Medal.

2) Submission of nominations for an award of the National Service Cross shall only be received from the Chairman of the Public Service Commission or a Commission responsible for appointments and other matters affecting the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force and the Saint Lucia Fire and Prison Services.

3) Submission of nominations for an award of the National Service Medal shall only be received from the Officer-in-Charge of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, the Saint Lucia Fire Service, the Saint Lucia Prison Service, or the Principal of a school to which is attached a Cadet Corps.

4) Only citizens of Saint Lucia are eligible for an award in any Grade of the Order.

5) Awards in any grade of the Order may be made on an honorary basis to persons other than citizens of Saint Lucia but they shall not become members of the Order.

6) Any distinguished citizen of a country other than Saint Lucia whom Saint Lucia desires to honour may be awarded the Saint Lucia Cross, the Medal of Honour, or the Medal of Merit on an honorary basis.

7) Awards in any Grade of the Order to persons other than citizens of Saint Lucia shall be made with the approval of the Sovereign on the advice of the Prime Minister.

8) Nothing in this Constitution limits the right of the Governor-General to exercise all powers and authorities of the Sovereign in respect of the Order.

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