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Jersey Announces Royal Wedding Public Holiday

Source: States of Jersey (Saint Helier)
Posted on Thursday, January 20, 2011


Jersey's Chief Minister, Terry Le Sueur, has announced that the States of Jersey had finally agreed to make Friday, April 29, 2011, the day of the upcoming Royal wedding, a one-off public holiday in Jersey.

Shortly after the date of Prince William's wedding was announced (2010-11-22), Jersey's Chief Minister, Terry Le Sueur, had said that he would like Jersey to also declare a one-off public holiday on that date. However, as of last week (2011-01-14), the States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) had not yet decided whether to declare Friday, April 29, 2011, as a one-off public holiday.

Currently, the UK (2010-11-23), Scotland (2010-11-24), the Cayman Islands (2010-12-21), the Isle of Man (2011-01-10), and Gibraltar (2011-01-06), have announced that Friday, April 29, 2011, would be a one-off public holiday, while Guernsey and Alderney (2010-12-02), the Falkland Islands (2010-12-04), and the Turks and Caicos (2010-12-21), have indicated that they are currently considering declaring Friday, April 29, 2011, as a one-off public holiday.

The States of Guernsey are expected to debate next week, whether to follow the example of Jersey.



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