Cook Islands Could Cancel Sundays As Public Holidays
Source:Cook Islands News (Avarua)
Posted: Thursday, September 30, 2010
The Parliament of the Cook Islands is currently reviewing proposed changes to the Cook Islands labour law.
Under the proposed law Sunday would no longer be a public holiday. As per Ministry secretary, Bredina Drollet, the rationale is that the tourism industry is large, and many people work on a Sunday anyways.
Note that, as per the Public Holidays Act 1999 (1999-12-15), Sundays are non-working public holidays and are treated specifically in that "Where a Public Holiday (other than a Sundayand Anzac day) falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday shall be observed on the following Monday.".
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