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Bank and Public Holidays for Kiribati

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Kiribati bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the next 9 months of 2017, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Kiribati Public Holidays in 2017
Jan.    Sun New Year's Day
        Mon New Year's Day Holiday
Mar.  6 Mon In honour of Women's Day
Apr. 10 Mon In honour of National Health Day
     14 Fri Good Friday
     17 Mon Easter Monday
July 10 Mon Gospel Day
     11 Tue In honour of National Day
     12 Wed National Day
     13 Thu Senior Citizens' Day
     14 Fri National Culture Day
Aug.  7 Mon Youth Day Holiday
Oct.  5 Thu Education Day
Dec.    Fri In honour of Human Rights and Peace Day
        Mon Christmas Day
        Tue Boxing Day
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Recent News and Updates

01 Apr 2016 Kiribati Public Holiday April 8 (Kiribati Public Service Office-Bairiki) The government of Kiribati has announced that the upcoming National Health Day non-working public holiday in Kiribati would be observed on Friday, April 8, 2016.  17 Jan 2015 Kiribati 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Kiribati Public Service Office-Bairiki) The government of Kiribati has announced its annual list of official non-working public holidays for the 2015 calendar year.  08 Feb 2014 Kiribati 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Kiribati Public Service Office-Bairiki) The government of Kiribati has announced its annual list of official non-working public holidays for the 2014 calendar year.  07 Jan 2013 Kiribati 2013 Public Holidays Announced (Kiribati Public Service Office-Bairiki) The government of Kiribati has announced its list of official non-working public holidays for the 2013 calendar year.  28 Oct 2011 Kiribati 2012 Public Holidays Announced (Kiribati Public Service Office-Bairiki) The government of Kiribati has announced its list of official non-working public holidays for the upcoming 2012 calendar year.  19 Dec 2010 Kiribati 2011 Public Holidays Announced (Parliament of Kiribati-Tarawa) The government of Kiribati has published its official list of 2011 public holidays in Kiribati.  03 Jan 2010 Kiribati 2009 Public Holidays Announced (Parliament of Kiribati-Tarawa) The government of Kiribati has published its official list of 2010 public holidays in Kiribati.  02 Mar 2009 Kiribati PCPA Public Holidays Declared (Kiribati Public Service Office-Bairiki) The government of Kiribati has declared Wednesday-Friday, July 8-10, 2009, as one-off public holidays throughout Kiribati.  30 Dec 2005 Kiribati Public Holidays Legislation For 2006 And Beyond Amended (Parliament of Kiribati-Tarawa) Kiribati's Attorney General, Titabu Tabane, has signed into law the "Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2005 (No. 14 of 2005)" (An Act To Amend The Public Holidays Ordinance).  22 Jun 2002 Kiribati Public Holidays Legislation For 2003 Amended (Parliament of Kiribati-Tarawa) Kiribati's President, Teburoro Tito, has signed into law the "Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2002 (No. 4 of 2002)" (An Act To Amend The Public Holidays Ordinance-Cap. 81).  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Kiribati public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Governing Law: Official public holidays in the Republic of Kiribati are regulated by Section 6 of the Public Holidays Ordinance (Cap 81). These were originally collated in the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 1992 (No. 11 of 1992), later amended by the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2001 (No. 4 of 2001), the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2002 (No. 4 of 2002), and most recently by the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2005 (No. 14 of 2005).  Last-Minute Changes: Under section 9 of the 2005 Public Holidays Amendment, the Minister, acting in accordance with the advice of the Cabinet, has the power to amend the Schedule simply by publishing a notice to that effect in the Gazette. The Minister will retain the power under section 6 to vary the days fixed as public holidays on an ad hoc basis.  Kiribati International Codes KI and KIR (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .ki (ICANN national top-level internet domain). Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Kiribati information and news: UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Kiribati maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Kiribati), and Wikipedia (includes Kiribati commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Kiribati, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Kiribati, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Kiribati.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2017 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Kiribati, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Kiribati, before planning any trip to Kiribati. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.



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