Source:Eesti Rahvusringhääling (ERR)
Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The constitutional committee of the Estonian parliament has rejected a proposal of the Estonian Conservative People's Party (EKRE) to declare Easter Monday as a new annual non-working public holiday in Estonia.
Almost a decade ago (2011-05-17), Estonia's Centre Party had introduced legislation that would have made Easter Monday a non-working public holiday in Estonia, beginning in 2012.
Before that, the last time the list of Estonian non-working public holidays (1998-01-27) was modified was in 2005, when Estonia's parliament approved the Public and National Holidays Act, § 2 and § Work and Rest Law Amendment Act 25 (RT I 2005, 24, 185) which declared December 24 as a new annual public holiday (2005-04-15).
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