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Bosnian Public Holidays May 1-2-3
 
(Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2016)

Source: Federacija Bosna i Hercegovina News (Sarajevo)

The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) has announced that, as per the federal Law on Public Holidays of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the annual, 2-day, May Day, non-working public holidays of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, will run from Sunday, May 1, until Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

As per the aforementioned announcement that the annual, May Day, non-working public holidays of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, would run from Sunday, May 1, until Tuesday, May 3, 2016, the Bosnian public holidays "law stipulates that if one of the days when this holiday is celebrated falls on Sunday, the first following day after the two days is considered as holiday" and therefore that "the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of FBiH informs the public that the non-working days in the FBiH will be Monday (the 2nd of May) and Tuesday (the 3rd of May)".

Almost 7 years ago (18-Jul-2009), Bosnia's Council of Ministers had approved a draft law on public holidays. But, this draft was never converted into law, and despite a second version of a draft of public holidays for Bosnia and Herzegovina, being sent by Bosnian parliament speaker, Denis Becirovic, the process of turning that draft into law stalled (16-Jan-2014).

Thus, all recent announcements of the annual non-working public holidays in Bosnia and Herzegovina (01-Jan-2016, 04-Jan-2015, 13-Nov-2013 and 10-Nov-2012), are a patchwork of independently announced regional public holidays for the Bosnian Federation (FBiH) and the Republic of Srpska (RS).

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Bosnia and Herzegovina bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (April 2016)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2017 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2019 bank holidays and public holidays
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
 2016-01-01: Bosnian 2016 Public Holidays Announced
 2015-01-04: Bosnian 2015 Public Holidays Announced
 2014-01-16: Bosnian Public Holidays Legislation Stalled
 2013-11-13: Bosnian 2014 Public Holidays Announced
 2012-11-10: Bosnian 2013 Public Holidays Announced
 2009-07-18: Bosnia Finally Approves Draft Law On Public Holidays


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