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Bahamas Rules-Out December 28 Public Holiday

Source: The Government of the Bahamas (Nassau)
Posted: Tuesday, December 14, 2021


The Press Secretary of the Government of the Bahamas, Clint Watson, has announced that the Bahamas Cabinet, at today's meeting, decided against the declaration of an additional day in lieu public holiday, on December 28, 2021 ("Cabinet has decided not to change the holiday schedule, so Tuesday will not be a public holiday").

At the beginning on this month, Press Secretary Watson, had announced that the Bahamas Cabinet, at its meeting of December 7, would discuss the declaration of an additional day in lieu public holiday, on December 28, 2021 (2021-12-03).

But, a week later (2021-12-10), Press Secretary Watson, announced that the Bahamas Cabinet would make a final decision concerning the declaration of an additional day in lieu public holiday, on December 28, 2021, at its December 14th meeting ("There was some discussion, agreement and disagreement on both arguments regarding it but no final decision was made as Cabinet ended early on Tuesday").

According to the 2021 public holidays calendar issued by the Cabinet Office, late last year (2020-12-15), while both Christmas Day and Boxing Day fall on a Saturday and Sunday, respectively, only one day in lieu has been declared, for Monday, December 27, 2021, as only Bahamas public holidays falling on a Sunday, give rise to a day in lieu public holiday.



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