Public Holidays Act

Chapter number: 
190
In force: 
Yes

 

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CONSOLIDATED TO 30 JUNE 2012

 

LAWS OF SEYCHELLES

Act 19 of 1976

Dec 15 of 1978

Act 5 of 1994

CHAPTER 190

 

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ACT

[6th September 1976]

 

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

1.      Short title

2.      Public holidays  

3.      Acts to be done on public holiday

4.      Public holidays falling on Sundays

5.      Power to declare additional public holidays

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1.      This Act may be cited as the Public Holidays Act.

2.      The several days specified in the Schedule to this Act (hereinafter referred to as "public holidays") shall be kept, except as hereinafter provided, as close holidays in all court of law, in all Government offices and in all banks in Seychelles and shall be legal holidays for all persons throughout Seychelles.

3.      Any act required to be done by or before a Judge or officer done on of any court or by or before any Government official upon any day public which is a public holiday may be lawfully done upon the day not being itself a public holiday, next following such first mentioned public holiday.

4.      Where any public holiday, except Sunday, falls on a Sunday the next following day, not being itself a public holiday, shall be a public holiday.

5.      The President may by Order published in theGazette from time to time proclaim that any day or days shall be observed in Seychelles as public holidays in addition to the days mentioned in the Schedule, and any day set apart by virtue of such order as a public holiday shall be so observed throughout Seychelles in the same manner and to the same extent as the days specified in the Schedule hereto.

 

SCHEDULE

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

(Section 2)

Sunday

The First and Second of January

Good Friday

Easter Saturday

Labour Day (1st May)

The Fete Dieu (Corpus Christi)

Liberation Day (5th June)

National Day (18th June)

Independence Day (29th June)

Assumption Day (15th August)

All Saints Day (1st November)

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception (8th December)

Christmas Day (25th December)

 

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LAWS OF SEYCHELLES

CHAPTER 190

PUBLIC HOLIDAY ACT

SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

S.I. 9 of 1998

 

Proclamation of Public Holiday Order

[9th March 1998]

 

1.      This Order may be cited as the Proclamation of Public Holiday Order.

2.      The 23rd day of March, 1998 shall be observed as a Public Holiday.

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S.I. 54 of 1999

 

Proclamation of Public Holiday Order

[22nd December1999]

 

1.      This Order may be cited as the Proclamation of Public Holiday Order.

2.      The 31st day of December, 1999 shall be observed as a Public Holiday.

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S.I. 27 of 2001

Proclamation of Public Holiday Order

[27th August 2001]

 

1.      This Order may be cited as the Proclamation of Public Holiday Order.

2.      The 3rd day of September, 2001 shall be observed as a Public Holiday.

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S.I. 3 of 2005

Proclamation of Public Holiday Order

[17th January 2005]

 

1.      This Order may be cited as the Proclamation of Public Holiday Order.

2.      The 27th day of December, 2004 shall be observed as a Public Holiday.

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S.I. 59 of 2005

Proclamation of Public Holiday Order

[28th December 2005]

 

1.      This Order may be cited as the Proclamation of Public Holiday Order.

2.      The 03rd day of January, 2006 shall be observed as a Public Holiday.

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S.I. 28 of 2006

Proclamation of Public Holiday Order

[1st August 2006]

 

1.      This Order may be cited as the Proclamation of Public Holiday Order.

2.      The 31st day of July, 2006 shall be observed as a Public Holiday.

 

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S.I. 12 of 2011

Public Holidays Order, 2011

[14th February 2011]

 

1.      This Order may be cited as the Public Holidays Order, 2011.

2.      The 8th March, 2011 shall be observed as a public holiday in Seychelles.

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S.I. 37 of 2011

Public Holidays Order, 2011

[16th May 2011]

 

1.      This Order may be cited as the Public Holidays Order, 2011.

2.      The 21st May, 2011 shall be observed as a public holiday in Seychelles.

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S.I. 94 of 2011

Public Holidays Order, 2011

[19th December 2011]

 

1.      This Order may be cited as the Public Holidays Order, 2011.

2.      The 3rd January, 2012 shall be observed as a public holiday in Seychelles.

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