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Montserrat Declares July 15 Public Holiday

Source: Government of Montserrat (Brades)
Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Most recent follow-up news item: July 16, 2021

The Governor of Montserrat, Andrew Pearce, on the advice of the Cabinet, has signed a proclamation declaring Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in observance of 25 years since the start of volcanic activity.

This one-off public holiday is to be observed as a National Day of Prayer, Reflection and Thanksgiving.

The aforementioned proclamation of Wednesday, July 15, 2020, as a public holiday in Montserrat, departs from the consolidated version of the "Public Holidays Act, Revised Edition, showing the law as at 1 January 2002, CHAPTER 6.09" which consolidated the amendments of 1956, 1959, 1971, and 1999 (1999-12-10) into the initial Act 19 of 1954, S.R.O. 15/1956, as recently amended by the "Montserrat Public Holidays (Amendment) Act, 2017 No. 3 of 2017" (2017-05-24).

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