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Mozambique 2014-2015 Year-End Public Holidays

Source: Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo)
Posted: Monday, December 22, 2014
Most recent follow-up news item: December 29, 2020

Mozambique's Minister of Labour has announced its traditional year-end one-off public holidays in Mozambique "to give Mozambicans a five day New Year" on December 24, 31, 2014 as well as January 2, 2015.

As per the aforementioned announcement, and as per custom (2013-12-21 and 2012-12-21), the upcoming one-off non-working public holiday in Mozambique "does not extend to workers whose nature of work does not allow for interruption and where a disruption would negatively affect the public interest".

The declaration of one-off non-working public holidays is a relatively common feature of Mozambique's official public holidays calendar (2013-12-21, 2013-08-01, 2012-12-21, 2011-12-05, 2011-10-16, 2010-12-29, 2010-12-23,...), in particular as Mozambique's Labour Code gives the Minister of Labour the authority to declare one-off public holidays in Mozambique.

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