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Argentina Decrees Public Holidays Overhaul

Source: Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires)
Posted: Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Most recent follow-up news item: November 13, 2021


Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has signed a decree, published in today's Boletín Oficial (Número 32.020, Año CXVIII), implementing the public holidays revision currently being reviewed by the legislature.

Last September (2010-09-13), President Kirchner presented a bill which proposed wholesale changes to Argentina's public holidays, starting in 2011. However, despite a generally positive response, and the bill being fast tracked (2010-10-01), President Kirchner felt that the pace of the legislative process was too slow, and decided to use a presidential decree, as she had done last spring for the bicentennial additional public holiday (2010-05-04).



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