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Gold Bauhinia Star

The Gold Bauhinia Star (Chinese: 金紫荊星章, GBS) is the highest rank in Order of the Bauhinia Star in Hong Kong, created in 1997 to replace the British honours system of the Order of the British Empire after the transfer of sovereignty to People's Republic of China and the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).[1] It is awarded to those who have given distinguished service to the community or rendered public or voluntary services of a very high degree of merit.

Gold Bauhinia Star
金紫荊星章
200PX
Awarded by Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Post-nominalsGBS
Statistics
Established1998
First awarded1998
Precedence
Next (higher)Grand Bauhinia Medal
Next (lower)Medal for Bravery (Gold)
Gold Bauhinia Star
Traditional Chinese金紫荊星章
Simplified Chinese金紫荆星章

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  1. ^ "Types of Honours and Awards and Precedence Order". Protocol Division Government Secretariat of the Hong Kong SAR. 7 November 2005. Retrieved 15 February 2008.
  2. ^ "Removal of Honours" (PDF). Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Gazette. 22 (9). 2 March 2018. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Recipients of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Honours and Awards". Civil and Miscellaneous Lists. Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. 1 July 2010. Retrieved 28 May 2011.

External linksEdit

"Gold Bauhinia Star". on Webb-site Who's Who.

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