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Samoan Vaccination Non-Working Days September 23-24

Source: Samoan Ministry Of Commerce, Industry And Labour (Matagaluega o Pisinisi, Alamanuia, Leipa)
Posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Most recent follow-up news item: November 17, 2021


The Samoan Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour, in a public notice signed by the Chief Executive Officer, Pttlotu Lупdоп Chu Liпg, has announced that on Thursday and Friday, September 23 and 24, 2021, all the public, state owned, enterprises and the private sector businesses will shut down for the upcoming vaccination campaign.

The aforementioned announcement by the Matagaluega о Pisinisi, Alamanuia ma Leipa (MCIL), states that "In accordance with FK 21(36) and pursuant to Article 106 of the Constitution of the Independent State of State of Samoa, the public, state owned enterprises and the private sector are hereby advised that all businesses will shut down on the below dates and time" but goes on to specify that "Please be advised that the two days of closure is NOT treated as a Public Holiday".

Nonetheless, the declaration of Thursday and Friday, September 23 and 24, 2021, as non-working days in Samoa, do represent an amendment to the latest updated list of public holidays in Samoa for the years 2021, 2022 and 2023, as most recently re-released (2021-01-04).



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