Source:Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan)
Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Most recent follow-up news item: January 9, 2021
The press office of the Government of Belize has sent out a press release announcing the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2020.
The aforementioned list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2020, is in line with the First and Second Schedule to the Holidays Act, Chapter 289 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2000-2003.
In line with the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for many of the past years (2018-07-18, 2017-01-06, 2014-11-01, 2013-09-20 and 2012-11-15), though not all (2017-10-22 and 2015-10-29), the aforementioned official list of public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2020 moves some of the fixed-date public holidays that will fall on a Saturday in 2020 to the next Monday, as article 9 of the Belize Holidays Act (2000, revised 2003) states that the government of Belize has discretionary powers to declare a day in lieu public holiday, if any fixed-date public holiday falls on a Saturday (2008-06-30, 2008-01-04 and 2002-08-29).
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