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Jersey Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Jersey public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of June 2019, and covering calendar year 2020 Jersey public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Jersey public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jun
  • 13
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  • Jersey Could Amend 2020 Public Holidays

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - Jersey's Council of Ministers has proposed that Friday, May 8, 2020, be declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Jersey, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE-Day.
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  • Jun
  • 5
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  • Jersey 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released the annual list of official Jersey non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Jersey for the calendar year 2020.
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2018

  • Oct
  • 16
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  • Jersey 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released the annual list of official Jersey non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Jersey for the calendar year 2019.
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2017

  • Nov
  • 28
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  • Jersey 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released the annual list of official Jersey non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Jersey for the calendar year 2018.
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2016

  • Aug
  • 27
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  • Jersey 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released the annual list of official Jersey non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Jersey for the calendar year 2017.
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  • Mar
  • 6
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  • Jersey May 9 Public Holiday Compensated

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The Jersey States Employment Board has announced that the States of Jersey had overwhelmingly voted to award an extra non-working day of leave to the Jersey public sector, to compensate them for the Liberation Day non-working public holiday of Jersey falling on a Saturday, last year.
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2015

  • Aug
  • 16
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  • Jersey 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released the annual list of official Jersey non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Jersey for the calendar year 2016.
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  • Apr
  • 19
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  • Jersey 2015 Public Holidays Revised

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released a revised list of official Jersey public holidays for the calendar year 2015, which amends the previously-announced list of official Jersey public holidays for the calendar year 2015.
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  • Mar
  • 11
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  • Jersey May 8 Public Holiday Also Ruled-Out

    States of Jersey (St. Peter Port) - The States of Jersey has issued an official commentary on the proposition of Deputy S.Y. Mézec of St. Helier for an additional non-working public holiday in Jersey on Friday, May 8, 2015, the second such proposal to compensate the fact that the 70th anniversary of the end of Jersey's WW2 occupation falls on a Saturday this year.
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  • Jan
  • 25
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  • Jersey May 11 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The Jersey Council of Ministers has confirmed that it would also not ask the States of Jersey for an additional non-working public holiday in Jersey on May 11, 2015, to compensate the fact that the 70th anniversary of the end of Jersey's WW2 occupation falls on a Saturday this year.
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2013

  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Jersey 2014-2015 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released the list of official Jersey public holidays for the calendar years 2014-2015.
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2012

  • Sep
  • 21
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  • Jersey 2013 Public Holidays Revised

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released a revised list of official Jersey public holidays for the calendar year 2013, which corrects the errors in the earlier announced list of official Jersey public holidays for the calendar year 2013.
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  • Sep
  • 18
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  • Jersey 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released the list of official Jersey public holidays for the calendar year 2013.
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2011

  • Apr
  • 1
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  • Jersey Rejects October 19 Public Holiday

    BBC (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey have rejected by a vote of 44-3, a recent bill introduced by Deputy Geoff Southern that Wednesday, October 19, 2011, the date of the next Jersey general election be declared a one-off public holiday.
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  • Mar
  • 8
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  • Jersey Officially Lists Royal Wedding Public Holiday

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) has officially listed Friday, April 29, 2011, as a one-off public holiday on account of the upcoming Royal Wedding.
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  • Mar
  • 4
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  • Jersey Could Declare October 19 Public Holiday

    Channel Television (Saint Helier) - Jersey States Deputy, Geoff Southern, has proposed that, Wednesday, October 19, 2011, the date of the next Jersey general election be declared a one-off public holiday.
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  • Jan
  • 20
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  • Jersey Announces Royal Wedding Public Holiday

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - Jersey's Chief Minister, Terry Le Sueur, has announced that the States of Jersey had finally agreed to make Friday, April 29, 2011, the day of the upcoming Royal wedding, a one-off public holiday in Jersey.
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  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Jersey Royal Wedding Public Holiday Update

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have announced that it had not yet decided whether Friday, April 29, 2011, would be a one-off public holiday on account of the upcoming Royal Wedding.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Jersey 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released the list of official Jersey public holidays for the calendar year 2012.
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2010

  • Nov
  • 22
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  • Jersey Could Declare Royal Wedding Public Holiday

    The Jersey Evening Post (Saint Helier) - Jersey's Chief Minister, Terry Le Sueur, has said that he would like Jersey to also declare a one-off public holiday on the date of the upcoming wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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  • Sep
  • 29
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  • Jersey Declares 2012 Diamond Jubilee Public Holiday

    States of Jersey Greffe (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (Jersey's elected assembly) has passed the Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Act 2010 which revokes the current Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Act 1952.
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  • Jul
  • 22
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  • Jersey Could Declare Diamond Jubilee Public Holiday

    The Jersey Evening Post (Saint Helier) - Jersey's Chief Minister, Terry Le Sueur, has agreed to lodge a new Public Holidays and Bank Holidays Act to replace the 1952 Act; and to create an additional public holiday in 2012 to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
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  • Mar
  • 25
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  • Jersey May 9 Day In Lieu Public Holiday Update

    The Jersey Evening Post (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (Jersey's Parliament) have voted against another recent bill that would have compensated those who had to work on the upcoming Liberation Day public holiday, on Sunday, May 9, 2010.
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  • Feb
  • 27
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  • Jersey Rejects Additional Liberation Day Public Holiday Again

    The Jersey Evening Post (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (Jersey's Parliament) have voted against a recent bill that would have declared Friday, May 7, 2010, as a day in lieu public holiday, to compensate the fact that the 60th Liberation Day anniversary falls on a Sunday.
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  • Feb
  • 15
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  • Jersey Legislature To Consider May 7 Public Holiday

    States of Jersey Greffe (Saint Helier) - Jersey Deputy, M. Tadier, of St. Brelade, has introduced new legislation that would declare Friday, May 7, 2010, a one-off day in lieu public holiday, to compensate the fact that this year's Liberation Day public holiday falls on a Sunday.
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  • Feb
  • 3
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  • Jersey Legislature Rejects May 10 Public Holiday

    States of Jersey Greffe (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey (Jersey's Parliament) has voted against a recent bill that would have declared Monday, May 10, 2010, as a day in lieu public holiday, to compensate the fact that the 60th Liberation Day anniversary falls on a Sunday.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Jersey Bill Would Declare May 10 Public Holiday

    BBC News (Saint Helier) - Jersey's Chief Minister, Senator Terry Le Sueur, has introduced legislation that would make Monday, May 10, 2010, a one-off day in lieu public holiday, to compensate the fact that next year's Liberation Day public holiday falls on a Sunday.
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  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Jersey December 28 Public Holiday Update

    Jersey Evening Post (Jersey) - The president of Jersey's Chamber of Commerce, Ray Shead, has urged Jersey States' members to stop fiddling with the recently voted status of the upcoming Boxing Day public holiday.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Jersey Approves December 28 Public Holiday

    Jersey Evening Post (Jersey) - Jersey States' members have finally approved, by a vote of 23 to 20, the proposition of Economic Development Minister, Alan Maclean, which would move this year's Boxing Day public holiday to December 28, in 2009.
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  • Oct
  • 5
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  • Jersey Debates Boxing Day Public Holiday Day in Lieu

    This Is Jersey (Jersey) - This week, the States of Jersey will discuss a proposal drawn up by the Chief Minister's Department to make Monday, December 28, 2009, a bank holiday instead of Boxing Day, as December 26 falls on a Saturday this year.
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  • Feb
  • 17
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  • Jersey Declares Liberation Day Day In Lieu Public Sector Holiday

    BBC News (Saint Helier) - Jersey's Chief Minister Senator, Terry Le Sueur, has announced that government and public sector workers in Jersey would get a day in lieu public sector holiday on Monday, May 11, 2009, to compensate that this year's Liberation Day public holiday falls on a Saturday.
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2004

  • May
  • 31
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  • Jersey Considers Amending Public Holidays Law

    States Greffe (Jersey) - The Legislation Committee of Jersey's Assembly is considering a draft bill, "Draft Public Holidays And Bank Holidays (Jersey) Act 200-", which would mandate a day in lieu public holiday, following any fixed-date public holiday that occurs on a Saturday.
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  • Mar
  • 16
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  • Jersey Rules-Out Day In Lieu For Liberation Day Public Holiday

    States of Jersey Legislation Committee (Saint Helier) - Jersey's Bailiff's Consultative Panel along with the States of Jersey Legislation Committee have jointly announced that there would be no day in lieu public holiday, on Monday, May 10, 2004, to compensate the fact that this year's Liberation Day public holiday falls on a Sunday.
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2003

  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Jersey Amends Public Holidays Law

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey have gazetted the "Public Holidays and Bank Holidays(Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Law 2003" which amends the "Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Law 1951".
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2002

  • Jan
  • 23
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  • Jersey To Amend Public Holidays Law

    States of Jersey (Saint Helier) - The States of Jersey have gazetted the "Draft Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Law 200-" which amends the "Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Law 1951".
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1999

  • Apr
  • 9
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  • Jersey Rules-Out May 10 Public Holiday

    States of Jersey Greffe (Saint Helier) - The government of Jersey has confirmed that there would be no day in lieu public holiday, on Monday, May 10, 1999, to compensate the fact that this year's Liberation Day public holiday falls on a Sunday.
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See also: Jersey bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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