Source:Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili)
Posted: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Most recent follow-up news item: February 11, 2021
The government of Timor Leste has issued a statement declaring Tuesday, November 3, 2020, as a one-off public holiday in Timor Leste ("É concedida tolerância de ponto no dia 3 de novembro de 2020, durante todo o dia").
As per the aforementioned statement, "Considering that, this year, the 2nd of November, the date on which the Day of All Dead Faithful is marked, falls on a Monday and that a large number of people will travel throughout the national territory, with the aim of pay homage to the memory of their deceased and under the provisions of paragraph d) of no.6 of article 7 of Law no.10/2005, of August 10, as amended by Law no.3/2016, of May 25, the Government determines point tolerance is granted on November 3, 2020, throughout the day", in a manner similar to what happened last year when the government of Timor Leste declared Thursday, October 31, 2019, as a one-off public holiday in Timor Leste (2019-10-29).
According to the Secretariat of State of the Council of Ministers of Timor Leste, public holidays in Timor Leste are based on law No.10/2005, which overhauled Timor Leste's public holidays (2005-08-12), as amended by Law No. 3/2016, of May 25, and the list of official public holidays in Timor Leste for the calendar year 2020, which was announced at the end of last year (2019-12-21).
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