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How to make an Honours nomination

The nominations to the Honours are welcome from citizens. The Prime Minister would like the list to reflect the diversity of the society in general including women and men from all segments of the society.

There are just 1000 awards on the list of Prime Ministers So only those who have shown exceptional leadership are likely to be successful. It doesn’t necessarily mean that the efforts of the other candidates are not appreciated or are not noticed.

The possibility of submitting a nomination is available at anytime. The receipt of your candidature will be acknowledged in 28 days. However, it’s not possible for you to provide additional details, or reports on progress regarding your nomination.

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Common questions about Honours:

1 . Should I inform the person I’ve nominated them?

No. It’s not fair to make the nominee’s expectations higher when they’re disappointed.

2 . Do I have to tell you what kind of Honour I feel is due?

No. Your Honours Secretary can make this for you.

3 . What is the time frame for the process? be?

It takes an average of six months to process the application to be considered for either the new Year or Birthday (June) Honours Lists and it is likely to take between 12 and 18 months for a highly qualified candidate to get the job done in the face of the high volume of competition.

4 . Can I nominate someone else who is no anymore involved in the activities I would like to have recognized?

It is generally accepted in the event that they had stopped involvement within the past six months (further details will be provided within the nominations form).

5 . What do I know to tell whether my nomination was effective?

If your nominee’s nomination is successful, their name will be included on the list of names published in the newspapers of the nation during the New Year or on the King’s birthday.

6 . If my nomination isn’t successful, can I submit a second nomination?

Yes, provided that the person who was nominated is engaged in the activity that led you to nominate them initially. It is recommended to not re-nominate until two years have passed from the date when the initial nomination was submitted.