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Bermuda Updates 2018-2021 Public Holidays
 
(Posted on Sunday, December 24, 2017)

Source: Bermuda Department of Communication and Information (Hamilton)

Following the recent passage, in both the Bermuda Senate and the Bermuda House of Assembly, of the "Public Holidays Amendment Act 2017", which amends the rules that determine the date on which Bermuda Day public holiday is celebrated, the government of Bermuda has issued a revised list of public holidays in Bermuda for the years 2018-2019-2020-2021.

The aforementioned "Public Holidays Amendment Act 2017" is the culmination of repeated attempts by Michael Weeks, who, when he was Bermuda's Shadow Minister of Economic Development, had already introduced the "Public Holidays Amendment Act 2014" (30-Jun-2014), and more recently (15-May-2017), when, as Bermuda's Shadow Minister of Community, Youth and Sports, he once again introduced a "Public Holidays Amendment Act" in the House of Assembly for Bermuda Day to fall on the Friday before the last Monday of May each year, instead of the fixed date of May 24.

Then, last month (04-Nov-2017), Bermuda's Minister of Social Development and Sport, Zane DeSilva, announced that, henceforth, the annual Bermuda Day public holiday would be observed on the last Friday of May, instead of the hitherto fixed date of May 24, and later that same month (19-Nov-2017), the House of Assembly of Bermuda passed the Bill to change the date on which Bermuda Day public holiday is celebrated to the last Friday in May, followed, earlier this month (08-Dec-2017) by Bermuda's Senate.

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Bermuda bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (December 2017)
Bermuda 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Bermuda 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Bermuda 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Bermuda 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
Bermuda 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
 2017-12-08: Bermuda Senate Votes Bermuda Day Public Holiday Amendment
 2017-11-19: Bermuda Bermuda Day Public Holiday Voted
 2017-11-04: Bermuda Moves Bermuda Day Public Holiday
 2017-05-15: Bermuda Mulls Bermuda Day Public Holiday Shift Again
 2014-06-30: Bermuda Mulls May Public Holiday Shift


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