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Jersey To Amend Public Holidays Law

Source: States of Jersey (Saint Helier)
Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2002
Updated: Friday, January 3, 2003

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".

One of the principal changes in the new legislation, focused on closing hours on Sundays and public holidays, tabled last summer (2002-01-23), is the enforcement of bank closings on bank holidays (Subject to the provisions of any Order made under Article 4, a bank shall not open on a bank holiday).

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