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Singapore 2015 Public Holidays Amended
 
(Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015)

Source: Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM)

Earlier today, Singapore's President, Tony Tan Keng Yam, on the advice of Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, dissolved Singapore's 12th Parliament, and announced that Polling Day would be on Friday, September 11, 2015, and that the date would be another one-off non-working public holiday in Singapore.

The aforementioned declaration of a public holiday in Singapore ("In accordance with Section 35 of the Parliamentary Elections Act, Polling Day, 11 September 2015 is a public holiday") on Friday, September 11, 2015, will be in addition to the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Singapore for the calendar year 2015, as announced last year (08-Apr-2014), and already amended once, earlier this year (14-Mar-2015).

As per Singapore's election law, elections must take place on a public holiday, but in the past (03-Aug-2011 and 19-Apr-2011), they were often set on a weekend, to avoid having to declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Singapore.

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Singapore bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (August 2015)
Singapore 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Singapore 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Singapore 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Singapore 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
Singapore 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
 2017-08-28: Singapore Public Holiday September 23
 2015-03-14: Singapore Public Holidays August 7-10
 2014-04-08: Singapore 2015 Public Holidays Released
 2011-08-03: Singapore Declares August 27 Public Holiday
 2011-04-19: Singapore Declares May 7 Public Holiday


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