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Rwanda Public Holidays Amendments 2011

Source: Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA)
Posted on Monday, March 7, 2011


The Government of Rwanda has published the "Arrete Presidentiel N°06/01 Du 16/02/2011 Déterminant Les Jours Fériés Officiels" which legislates the list of Rwandan non-working public holidays, their date, and how many days each one lasts.

The aforementioned decree abrogates the decree which had hitherto regulated Rwandan non-working public holidays, the "Arrêté Présidentiel n° 101/01 du 25/12/2003 déterminant les jours fériés" (1996-03-07) as well as modifying the labour code of Rwanda (2001-12-31).

It also formally confirms the 2006 cancellation of International Women's Day as an annual public holiday in Rwanda (2006-03-01).

Finally, the "Arrete Presidentiel N°06/01 Du 16/02/2011 Déterminant Les Jours Fériés Officiels" specifies that the date of the annual Eid el-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday will be set by the Moslems' Association of Rwanda ("Itariki itangazwa buri mwaka na Rwanda Moslems' Association").



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