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Timor Leste 2017 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Komunikadu Imprensa Sekretaria Estadu Konsellu Ministru Timor-Leste (Dili)
Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2017


The government of Timor Leste has issued a press communiqué containing its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Timor Leste for the calendar year 2017 (Feriadu sira iha tinan 2017).

As usual (2016-01-29, 2015-02-27, 2014-02-05, 2013-01-28, 2011-12-28 and 2010-12-30), the aforementioned announcement of the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Timor Leste for the calendar year 2017 (Loron feriadu ho data fiksa no variável ne'ebé determina tiha ona tuir Lei n.o 10/2005, fulan agostu, ba tinan 2017 mak hanesan tuir mai ne'e), follows the precepts of law No.10/2005, which overhauled Timor Leste's public holidays (2005-08-12), including last year's amendments to the legislation governing non-working public holidays in Timor Leste (2016-05-28).

The aforementioned list of official public holidays in Timor Leste for the calendar year 2017 applies to both the private and public sectors. However, in addition, public sector employees regularly are granted additional one-off, but predictable, public holidays (2016-12-21, 2016-10-29, 2016-07-05, 2016-03-21, 2016-02-09, 2015-12-21, 2015-08-19, 2015-06-04, 2015-05-11, 2015-03-31, 2015-02-16, 2014-08-13, 2014-04-15, 2014-03-01, 2013-11-25, 2013-08-16, 2013-03-25, 2013-02-11, 2012-12-20, 2012-11-26, 2012-10-29, 2012-07-07, 2012-07-03, 2012-05-15, 2012-04-11, 2012-04-04, 2012-03-15, 2012-02-17 and 2012-01-20).


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