Dominican Republic Implements Movable Public Holidays
Source:Informe Judicial (Santo Domingo)
Posted: Thursday, June 19, 1997 Updated: Monday, June 8, 2020
The Congress of the Dominican Republic has passed Ley No. 139-97 which moves some of the fixed-date mid-week public holidays to the nearest Monday.
The law, named "Ley No. 139-97 mediante la cual los días feriados del calendario que coincidan con los días martes y miércoles, jueves o viernes serán trasladados de fecha" excludes the following public holidays from its scope: January 1st, January 21, February 27, August 16 (on any inauguration year), September 24, and December 25.
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