Press Release
5 October 2015 - 12:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acting in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, Cabinet has approved the following public holidays for 2016:

Friday, 1st January                                                               New Year’s Day

Monday, 7th March                                                               The Anniversary of the Birth of Hamilton Lavity Stoutt

Monday, 14th March                                                             Commonwealth Day

Friday, 25th March                                                                Good Friday

Monday, 28th March                                                             Easter Monday

Monday, 16th May                                                                Whit Monday

                                                                                           Sovereign’s Birthday
                                                                                           (to be confirmed)

Friday, 1st July                                                                      Territory Day

Monday, 1st August                                                             Festival Monday

Tuesday, 2nd August                                                           Festival Tuesday

Wednesday, 3rd August                                                      Festival Wednesday

Friday, 21st October                                                             St. Ursula’s Day

Monday, 26th December                                                     Christmas Day
(In lieu of Sunday, 25th December)

Tuesday, 27th December                                                    Boxing Day
(In lieu of Monday, 26th December)

Further notice will be given of the date appointed to be kept as the Sovereign’s Birthday following consultation with the Buckingham Palace.

 

Author

Colene A. Penn

Communications Officer
Governor’s Group 
Telephone: 468-2350
Email:    Copenn@gov.vg

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