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Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2014 Public Holidays

Source: Office of the Administrator (Indian Ocean Territories)
Posted: Friday, September 27, 2013
Most recent follow-up news item: July 27, 2021

The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Jon Stanhope, has signed the "Community Bulletin A22-2013 and Gazette 03-2013 for Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the calendar year 2014.

The aforementioned listing was gazetted yesterday in the Proclamation - Special and Bank Holidays 2014 Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (No. 03/2013).

As usual (2012-09-10, 2011-08-22, 2010-08-09, 2009-08-10, and 2008-08-29), the aforementioned announcement specifies the official 2014 dates, in the territory, of the following public holidays: Hari Maulad Nabi (Prophet Muhammad's Birthday), Act of Self Determination Day, Hari Raya Puasa, Hari Raya Haji, and Islamic New Year.

Interestingly, the date for the 2014 Hari Raja Haji (Feast of Sacrifice) is one day earlier than on Christmas Island (2013-09-27).

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