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Barbados 2019 Public Holidays Clarified

Source: Government of Barbados Ministry of Labour (Bridgetown)
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations of the Government of Barbados has issued a statement advising that Monday, April 29, would be observed as a non-working public holiday in Barbados on account of National Heroes Day.

As per the aforementioned statement, "this is in accordance with the First Schedule of the Public Holidays Act which states that “where in any year the 28th April falls on a Sunday, the next following Monday shall be a public holiday".

This rule which was implemented in the official list of previous years' Barbados official public holidays (2017-01-21, 2016-01-16, 2015-01-14, 2013-02-06, 2012-04-30, 2011-09-04, 2010-09-24, 2010-02-12 and 2009-04-16), was included in the announcement of the official list of non-working public holidays in Barbados for the calendar year 2019 (2018-07-14).

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