Awards and Decorations of Istria
The Award and Decoration System of Republic of Istria, is comprised by both royal and republican titles, decorations and awards given to specific people in specific circumstances.The honours system was established by several Acts of Parliament under the Istrian Constitution of 2013.The bestowing of honours can be done only by the President.
Royal Titles and Orders
The Orders tradition started back in 1950 when H.R.M.Queen Maríe I signed the first kniteing and orders paper. This stated the followings official orders and titles:
|Name of the Order/Title||Grades||Enforced thru||Enforcer|
|"Comp I" Order||Great Cross(Ist), Comandor(IInd), Commandant(IIIrd)||Official Decree||H.R.M.Queen Maríe I|
|"Madre Religiam" Order||Great Cross(Ist), Comandor(IInd), Commandant(IIIrd)||Official Decree||H.R.M.Queen Maríe I|
|"Saint Crown" Order||Prince(Ist), Collon(IInd), Knight(IIIrd)||Official Decree||H.R.M.Queen Maríe I|
|The Crown's Titles||Prince/Princess, Duck/Duchess, Count/Contess, Lord/Lady||Official Decree||H.R.M.Queen Maríe I|
- "Comp I" Order
Is given to persones who are members of the familily, emblem of the royals, was named after the first Lord Prince, Comp I.
- "Madre Religiam" Order
Is given to the head of the royal church in grade of Great Cross, to the next in line in grade of Comandor and to 15 other royal religious demnitaries in grade of Commandant.
- "Saint Crown" Order
Is given to persones inrolled in the military.
- The Crown's Titles
This titles are given to different people. The category of each persones recieving the titles are regulated according to the decrees.
The official list of Titles and Honours of Republic of Istria
The Orders rattified by the Orders Act of 2013 presents the following orders and medals that can be presented by the President.
First row (Left to right):
- The Peace Medal
- The Aviation Service
- The Military Istrian Star IInd Grade
- The Naval Service Ist Grade
- The Military Istrian Star Ist Grade
- The Naval Service IInd Grade
- The Naval Service IIIrd Grade
- More Orders
- First War
- Recovery Operations
Second row (Left to right):
- The Military Virtue Order IInd Grade
- The Military Virtue Order Ist Grade
- The Workers Order IInd Grade
- The Workers Order Ist Grade
- The First War Medal
- The Medal for Defence Merits
- The Secret Service Medal
- The Istrian Star Ist Grade
The "Oscar" Order for Exquisit and Special Pets(Presidential Decree 6/2021)