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Saint Helena 2021 Public Holidays Announced

Source: St Helena Government (Jamestown)
Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Most recent follow-up news item: March 10, 2022

The Chief Secretary to the Government of Saint Helena, Susan O'Bey, has released its list of official non-working public holidays in Saint Helena, for the calendar year 2021 ("The following are the Public and Government Holidays in 2021. On these days Government Offices will be closed").

For the calendar year 2021, the aforementioned list of public holidays in Saint Helena, states that "Tuesday, 28th December 2021 will be observed as a Public Holiday in accordance with section 2(2) of the Public Holidays Ordinance, 1945 which states that when Christmas Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the following Tuesday is to be observed as a public holiday.".

As complement to the aforementioned annual (2019-09-24, 2019-01-10, 2018-01-03, 2017-01-16, 2016-01-04, and 2014-11-30) list of official non-working public holidays in Saint Helena, for the calendar year 2021, the island of Tristan da Cunha observes the Queen's Birthday public holiday under a slightly different name and earlier in the year than in Saint Helena and Ascension Island (2018-03-10, 2010-04-08, 2009-03-27, 2008-03-24 and 2007-03-31), as well as observing its very own Ratting Day annual non-working public holiday (2020-04-25, 2019-05-24, 2018-06-02, 2017-05-26, 2016-04-29, 2015-05-15, 2014-05-02, 2013-05-02, 2011-05-26, 2010-05-21, 2009-06-03, 2008-06-05, 2007-06-18, and 2006-05-11).

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