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Singapore Public Holiday September 23
 
(Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017)

Source: Singapore Elections Department (Singapore)

The Government of Singapore has announced that, in all likelihood, it will declare Saturday, September 23, 2017, as another one-off public holiday on account of the Presidential Election that will be held on that day.

As was the case 6 years ago, when the Government of Singapore declared Saturday, August 27, 2011, as a one-off public holiday on account of that year's Presidential Election (03-Aug-2011), technically, Saturday, September 23, 2017, will only be declared a one-off public holiday in Singapore if more than one candidate is nominated for the aforementioned election on Nomination Day, September 13, 2017. However, as of today, 3 candidates are announced and it seems unlikely that 2 of the 3 would be disqualified by the Singapore Elections Department.

The Government of Singapore usually also declares one-off public holidays in Singapore on the dates of general elections (25-Aug-2015 and 19-Apr-2011), but not for by-elections (21-Apr-2016 and 10-May-2012).

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Singapore bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (August 2017)
Singapore 2017 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Singapore 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Singapore 2019 bank holidays and public holidays
Singapore 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Singapore 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
 2016-04-21: Singapore May 7 Public Holiday Ruled-Out
 2015-08-25: Singapore 2015 Public Holidays Amended
 2012-05-10: Singapore May 26 Public Holiday Ruled-Out
 2011-08-03: Singapore Declares August 27 Public Holiday
 2011-04-19: Singapore Declares May 7 Public Holiday


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