1) The National Service Cross of the Order of Saint Lucia
herein called the "National Service Cross" may be awarded in
connection with the Order only to an Officer of the Royal Saint Lucia Police
Force not below the rank of Assistant Superintendent, an Officer of the Fire
Service not below the rank of Deputy Fire Chief, or an Officer of the Prison
Service not below the rank of Deputy Chief Prisons Officer who has rendered
loyal and devoted service beneficial to Saint Lucia.
2) The National Service Cross may be awarded posthumously
but a deceased recipient does not become a member of the Order.
3) The Governor-General may award the National Service
Cross to no more than one person in any year.