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Uganda Day In Lieu Public Holidays Bill Re-Tabled

Source: Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala)
Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020


Lawmakers in Uganda's Parliament are set to re-table a motion to re-introduce the "Public Holidays (Amendment) Act, 2020" private member’s Bill, which was rejected last week, and which would mandate the declaration of a day in lieu, or substitute, public holiday on the Monday following an annual public holiday of Uganda falling on a weekend day.

Last week (2020-02-22), Uganda's Parliament rejected a motion to introduce the "Public Holidays (Amendment) Bill, 2020", the private member’s bill sponsored by Juliet Suubi Kyinyamatama, which would create a day in lieu, or substitute, public holiday on the Monday following an annual public holiday of Uganda falling on a weekend day.

Public holidays in Uganda are governed by the "Public Holidays Act Cap 255" specifies public holidays that are observed in Uganda, including those declared by the President.



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