Source:Government of Vanuatu (Port Vila)
Posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 Updated: Sunday, February 9, 2020
Acting on the advice of the Prime Minister, and in exercise of the powers conferred upon him under section 21 of the Representation of the People Act [CAP 146], Vanuatu's President, Obed Moses Tallis, has declared Thursday, March 19, 2020, as a one-off electoral public holiday in Vanuatu "to allow eligible voters to cast their votes".
Last year, similar electoral public holidays were also declared.
Vanuatu's Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai, declared Monday, September 2, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Vanuatu, for the purpose of preparations for the "Efate rural Constituency by-election" (2019-08-24).
A few weeks later, Vanuatu's President, Obed Moses Tallis, declared Tuesday, September 17, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Vanuatu, "for all registered voters who are eligible to vote in the Luganville Municipality election" (2019-09-09).
These 2 announcements of one-off electoral public holidays in Vanuatu, thus amended the list of non-working public holidays in Vanuatu in 2019 (2019-01-19).
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