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Jamaican Public Holidays Augut 2 and 6

Source: Jamaica Information Service (JIS)
Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Jamaica's Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has confirmed the observance of the Emancipation Day public holiday and the Independence Day public holiday, on August 2 and August 6, 2021, respectively.

As per the Holidays (Public General) Act (1997-07-04, 1996-08-30 and 1996-02-24) and the list of official non-working public holidays and bank holidays for the year 2021 in Jamaica (2017-05-06), only public holidays falling on a Sunday give rise to a day in lieu public holiday on the following Monday (2020-07-15).

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