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Types of Honours and Awards and Precedence Order

Disciplined Services and ICAC Awards

The Disciplined Services and ICAC Awards are awarded to officers of the six major disciplined formations, namely Hong Kong Police Force, Fire Services Department, Immigration Department, Customs and Excise Department, Correctional Services Department and Government Flying Service; and the ICAC in recognition of their exceptional and meritorious service to the community. There are three types of awards :

  1. (a) Distinguished Service Medals


    The Distinguished Service Medals are awarded to selected disciplined directorate officers in the six major disciplined formations and the ICAC in recognition of their exceptional and meritorious service to the community. They are :
    1. (i) Hong Kong Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PDSM) Hong Kong Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PDSM)

    2. (ii) Hong Kong Fire Services Medal for Distinguished Service (FSDSM) Hong Kong Fire Services Medal for Distinguished Service (FSDSM)

    3. (iii) Hong Kong Immigration Service Medal for Distinguished Service (IDSM) Hong Kong Immigration Service Medal for Distinguished Service (IDSM)

    4. (iv) Hong Kong Customs and Excise Medal for Distinguished Service (CDSM) Hong Kong Customs and Excise Medal for Distinguished Service (CDSM)

    5. (v) Hong Kong Correctional Services Medal for Distinguished Service (CSDSM) Hong Kong Correctional Services Medal for Distinguished Service (CSDSM)

    6. (vi) Government Flying Service Medal for Distinguished Service (GDSM) Government Flying Service Medal for Distinguished Service (GDSM)

    7. (vii) Hong Kong ICAC Medal for Distinguished Service (IDS) Hong Kong ICAC Medal for Distinguished Service (IDS)
  2. (b) Meritorious Service Medals


    Meritorious Service Medals are awarded to selected disciplined officers of all ranks of the six major disciplined formations and the ICAC for their valuable services characterized by resourcefulness and devotion to duty marked by exceptional ability, merit and exemplary conduct. They are :
    1. (i) Hong Kong Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PMSM) Hong Kong Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PMSM)

    2. (ii) Hong Kong Fire Services Medal for Meritorious Service (FSMSM) Hong Kong Fire Services Medal for Meritorious Service (FSMSM)

    3. (iii) Hong Kong Immigration Service Medal for Meritorious Service (IMSM) Hong Kong Immigration Service Medal for Meritorious Service (IMSM)

    4. (iv) Hong Kong Customs and Excise Medal for Meritorious Service (CMSM) Hong Kong Customs and Excise Medal for Meritorious Service (CMSM)

    5. (v) Hong Kong Correctional Services Medal for Meritorious Service (CSMSM) Hong Kong Correctional Services Medal for Meritorious Service (CSMSM)

    6. (vi) Government Flying Service Medal for Meritorious Service (GMSM) Government Flying Service Medal for Meritorious Service (GMSM)

    7. (vii) Hong Kong ICAC Medal for Meritorious Service (IMS) Hong Kong ICAC Medal for Meritorious Service (IMS)
  3. (c) Long Service Medals and Clasps


    Medals and clasps are awarded to disciplined officers with exemplary character and good conduct who have completed certain years of satisfactory service. Nominations for Long Service Medals for the ICAC and for the disciplined services are dealt with under a different system. They are :
    1. (i) Hong Kong Police Long Service Medal and Clasps Hong Kong Police Long Service Medal and Clasps

    2. (ii) Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Long Service Medal and Clasps Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Long Service Medal and Clasps

    3. (iii) Hong Kong Fire Services Long Service Medal and Clasps Hong Kong Fire Services Long Service Medal and Clasps

    4. (iv) Hong Kong Correctional Services Long Service Medal and Clasps Hong Kong Correctional Services Long Service Medal and Clasps

    5. (v) Hong Kong Immigration Service Long Service Medal and Clasps Hong Kong Immigration Service Long Service Medal and Clasps

    6. (vi) Hong Kong Customs and Excise Long Service Medal and Clasps Hong Kong Customs and Excise Long Service Medal and Clasps

    7. (vii) Government Flying Service Long Service Medal and Clasps Government Flying Service Long Service Medal and Clasps

    8. (viii) Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption Long Service Medal and Clasps ICAC Long Service Medal and Clasps

    9. (ix) Auxiliary Medical Service Long Service Medal and Clasps and Auxiliary Medical Service Long Service Gold Medal Auxiliary Medical Service Long Service Medal and Clasps and Auxiliary Medical Service Long Service Gold Medal

    10. (x) Civil Aid Service Long Service Medals (Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum) Civil Aid Service Long Service Medals (Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum)
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