Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Act 2010

Revised Edition

15.560.20

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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[1], 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[2]

(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

A1     2011: Royal wedding

Friday 29th April 2011 is to be observed as a public holiday.

1        2012: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

In 2012 –

(a)     notwithstanding paragraph 5(3) of Part 1, Monday 4th June is to be observed as a public holiday instead of the last Monday in May; and

(b)     Tuesday 5th June is to be observed as a public holiday.

 

 


Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Legislation

Year and No

Commencement

Public Holidays and Bank Holidays (Jersey) Act 2010

R&O.96/2010

29 September 2010

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

R&O.6/2011

21 January 2011

Table of Renumbered Provisions

Original

Current

2

Spent, omitted

3

2

Table of Endnote References



[1]                                    chapter 15.560

[2] Schedule                   amended by R&O.6/2011


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