National Cadet Corps Act
(Chapter 194, Section 18)
National Cadet Corps Service Medal Regulations
Rg 2
(25th March 1992)
[1st January 1978]
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the National Cadet Corps Service Medal Regulations.
2.  In these Regulations —
“officer” means an officer, honorary officer or honorary instructor appointed under section 9 of the Act;
“qualifying service” means service as an officer, honorary officer or honorary instructor with the Corps;
“service in the Corps” means active involvement in “open” or “school” units of the Corps.
Eligibility for award of Medal
3.—(1)  The National Cadet Corps Service Medal (referred to in these Regulations as the Medal) may be awarded to any officer in recognition of his good and efficient service in the Corps.
(2)  Any officer who on or after 1st January 1978 has completed 5 years’ continuous service, or periods of service amounting in the aggregate to not less than 5 years, shall be eligible for the Medal:
Provided that his attendance has been regular.
[S 234/95 wef 01/06/1995]
(3)  Any period of service with the Singapore Armed Forces or the Singapore Police Force or any other service shall not count towards qualifying service.
(4)  Notwithstanding paragraph (3), any period of service with the Corps as a Cadet-Lieutenant shall count towards qualifying service for the purpose of paragraph (2).
[S 234/95 wef 01/06/1995]
Award by Minister on recommendation of Council
4.—(1)  The Medal shall be awarded by the Minister for Education on the recommendation of the Council. The recommendation shall be submitted to the Minister in the month of March each year.
(2)  The names of the officers to whom the Medal is awarded shall be published in the National Cadet Corps General Orders, and a register of such names shall be kept in the office of the Director-General of Education.
Forfeiture of Medal
5.—(1)  If an officer to whom the Medal has been awarded under these Regulations is convicted of a criminal offence or is dismissed or removed from either the Corps or the Education Service for misconduct or other disciplinary reasons, he shall forfeit the Medal, unless the Minister otherwise directs.
(2)  A Medal so forfeited may be restored to the recipient by the Minister at his discretion.
(3)  A notice of forfeiture or restoration of the Medal shall in every case be published in the National Cadet Corps General Orders.
Loss or destruction of Medal
6.  The loss or destruction of the Medal shall, if replacement is desired, be reported by the recipient in writing to the Commandant, who may, if he is satisfied that the circumstances in which the loss or destruction occurred are such as to justify replacement, forward a report and recommendation for replacement to the Minister. No such report shall be forwarded until 6 months after the date of the alleged loss or destruction. The Medal shall be replaced on payment made by the recipient to cover the cost thereof.
Design of Medal
7.—(1)  The Medal shall consist of a circular medal in bronze, 35 millimetres in diameter, and having on the obverse side thereof the crest of the Ministry of Education with the inscription “SINGAPORE” below it. In the centre of the reverse side shall be the inscription “FOR SERVICE” encircled by a laurel wreath, and further encircled by the inscription “THE NATIONAL CADET CORPS”.
(2)  The Medal shall be worn on the left side of the outer garment suspended by a ribbon 35 millimetres in width and 50 millimetres in length.
(3)  The ribbon shall consist of vertical stripes in blue, red and white. The white stripes shall be at the extreme right and left of the ribbon and be 6 millimetres in width. Immediately beside these white stripes, there shall be a red stripe and a white stripe each 0.8 millimetres in width, one blue stripe and one red stripe each 2.4 millimetres in width separated by a white stripe 0.8 millimetres in width and a white and a blue stripe each 0.8 millimetres in width. In the centre of the ribbon there shall be a white stripe 5.4 millimetres in width.
(4)  The Medal and ribbon shall be of the design set out in the Schedule.