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Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Act 2010

Official Consolidated Version

This is an official version of consolidated legislation compiled and issued under the authority of the Legislation (Jersey) Law 2021.

 

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Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Act 2010

THE STATES, in pursuance of Article 2 of the Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Law 1951, have made the following Act –

Commencement [see endnotes]

1        Days to be observed as public holidays

(1)     Part 1 of the Schedule has effect to specify days which are to be observed, in a year, as public holidays and to note, for information purposes only, days which are, by custom, observed as general holidays.

(2)     Paragraph (1) is subject to any rule, specified for a year, in Part 2 of the Schedule.

2        Citation

This Act may be cited as the Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Act 2010.

 

 


SCHEDULE[1]

(Article 1)

Days to be observed as public holidays

part 1

(Article 1(1))

General rules

1        Interpretation

In this Part “weekday” means Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.

2        Sundays

Sundays are, by custom, observed as general holidays.

3        New Year’s Day

(1)     1st January is to be observed as a public holiday if it is a weekday.

(2)     If 1st January is a Saturday, Monday 3rd January is to be observed as a public holiday.

(3)     If 1st January is a Sunday, Monday 2nd January is to be observed as a public holiday.

4        Easter

(1)     Good Friday is, by custom, observed as a general holiday.

(2)     Easter Monday is to be observed as a public holiday.

5        May

(1)     The first Monday in May is to be observed as a public holiday.

(2)     Liberation Day (9th May) is to be observed as a public holiday if it is a weekday or Saturday.

(3)     The last Monday in May is to be observed as a public holiday.

6        August

The last Monday in August is to be observed as a public holiday.

7        Christmas Day and Boxing Day

(1)     Christmas Day is, by custom, observed as a general holiday.

(2)     26th December is to be observed as a public holiday if it is a weekday.

(3)     If 26th December is a Saturday, Monday 28th December is to be observed as a public holiday.

(4)     If 26th December is a Sunday, Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th December are to be observed as public holidays.

(5)     If 26th December is a Monday, Tuesday 27th December is also to be observed as a public holiday.

 

part 2

(Article 1(2))

rules for specific years

          2021: 250th Anniversary of the Code of 1771

Monday 27th September 2021 is to be observed as a public holiday.

 

 


Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Legislation

Year and No

Commencement

◦Projet No
(where applicable)

Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Act 2010

R&O.96/2010

29 September 2010

P.107/2010

Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Amendment) (Jersey) Act 2011

R&O.6/2011

21 January 2011

P.184/2010

Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Amendment) (No. 2) (Jersey) Act 2019

R&O.87/2019

25 September 2019

P.84/2019

Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Amendment No. 3) (Jersey) Act 2021

R&O.50/2021

29 April 2021

P.21/2021

◦Projets available at www.statesassembly.gov.je

Table of Renumbered Provisions

Original

Current

2

Spent, omitted

3

2

Table of Endnote References



[1] Schedule                     amended by R&O.6/2011, R&O.87/2019, R&O.50/2021


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