NEGRI SEMBILAN

ORDERS & DECORATIONS

The Most Illustrious Royal Family Order of Negri Sembilan (Darjah Kerabat Negri Sembilan Yang Amat di-Mulia): founded by Tuanku Ja’afar on 24th May 1979. Awarded in a single class to Heads of State and their consorts (DKNS).

The Most Illustrious Family Order of Negri Sembilan - collar, sash, sash badge, breast star and collar badge.

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

         

The Order of Negri Sembilan- collar, collar badge, breast star, sash and sash badge, DTNS (L) and DMNS (R).

The Royal Family Order of Yam Tuan Radin Sunnah (Darjah Kerabat Yam Tuan Radin Sunnah): founded by Tuanku Ja’afar on 24th May 1979. Awarded in a single class to legitimate members of the Royal Family descended from Yam Tuan Radin Sunnah (DKYR).
 

The Royal Family Order of Yam Tuan Radin Sunnah-collar, collar badge, breast star, sash and sash badge.

The Most Esteemed Loyal Order of Negri Sembilan (Darjah Setia Negeri Sembilan Yang Amat di-Hormati: founded by Tuanku Ja’afar on 24th 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, and 4. Member or Ahli-ANS).
 

The Most Esteemed Loyal Order of Negri Sembilan

Principal Grand Knight or Dato’ Sri Utama-SUNS, collar, collar badge, breast star, sash and sash badge.

The Loyal Order of Tuanku Muhriz (Darjah Setia Tuanku Muhriz): founded by Tuanku Muhriz on 14th January 2010 to supercede 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, and 4. Associate or Setiawan-STM) and a medal (5. Heraldic Medal or Pingat Bentara-BTM).

         

The Loyal Order of Tuanku Muhriz

Grand Knight-SSTM, collar, collar badge, breast star, sash and sash badge (L) and Knight-DSTM, sash, sash badge and breast star (R).

The Loyal Service Order of Negri Sembilan (Darjah Setia Bakti Negri Sembilan): founded by Tuanku Muhriz on 14th 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 Esteemed Loyal Order of Negri Sembilan-Knight Commander or Dato’ Paduka-DPNS, sash, sash badge and breast star (L)

and

The Loyal Service Order of Negri Sembilan-Knight or Dato’-DBNS, sash, sash badge and breast star (R).

The Most Blessed Grand Order of Tuanku Ja’afar (Darjah Kebesaran Sri Tuanku Ja’afar Yang Amat Terpuji): founded by Tuanku Ja’afar on 18th July 1984 to reward loyal service to the YDP and to recognise meritorious service. Awarded in two classes (1. Knight Grand Commander or Dato’ Sri Paduka-SPTJ, and 2. Knight Commander or Dato’ Paduka-DPTJ). Obsolete 14th January 2010.
 
         
 

The Most Blessed Grand Order of Tuanku Ja’afar-Knight Grand Commander or Dato’ Sri Paduka-SPTJ, collar, collar badge, breast star, sash and sash badge (L)

and

Knight Commander or Dato’ Paduka-DPTJ, sash, sash badge and breast star (R).

 
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 Distinguished Conduct Order-DPT, breast badge (L) and the Most Esteemed Loyal Order of Negri Sembilan-Member or Ahli-ANS, breast badge (R).

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