Source:Senado (República de Chile)
Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2006 Updated: Thursday, January 11, 2007
The law, replacing the holiday of Corpus Christi with a new national holiday, on July 16 every year, to celebrate the Virgen del Carmen (Boletines Nos 3379-06 y 3868-06, Refundidos), has just been sent for approval to President Bachelet.
The bill, stemming from a 2003 initiative, was approved by the Chilean legislative assembly (Cámara de Diputados) last summer (2006-08-23).
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