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2020 Public Holidays, Christmas Island

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Number: A52/2019

Relevant: Christmas Island

Date: 8 July 2019

The following public and bank holidays will be observed on Christmas Island during 2020:

New Year's Day Wednesday, 1 January 2020
Australia Day Monday, 27 January 2020
(in lieu of Sunday, 26 January 2020)
Chinese New Year (Day 1) Tuesday, 28 January 2020
(in lieu of Saturday, 25 January 2020)
Chinese New Year (Day 2) Wednesday, 29 January 2020
(in lieu of Sunday, 26 January 2020)
Labour Day Monday, 16 March 2020
Good Friday Friday, 10 April 2020
Anzac Day Monday, 27 April 2020
(in lieu of Saturday, 25 April 2020)
Hari Raya Puasa Monday, 25 May 2020*
(in lieu of Sunday, 24 May 2020)
Hari Raya Haji Friday, 31 July 2020*
Territory Day Monday, 5 October 2020
Christmas Day Friday, 25 December 2020
Boxing Day Monday, 28 December 2020
(in lieu of Saturday, 26 December 2020)

*Dates subject to change: the Islamic calendar is based on lunar observation. Although it is possible to estimate with a reasonable degree of accuracy the lunar calendar in advance, the dates will be subject to the sighting of the new moon. The above dates may vary by one or two days.

Natasha Griggs
Administrator
Territories of Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands


Notice—Proclamation—Special Public & Bank Holidays 2020
Territory of Christmas Island
No 02/2019, Monday, 8 July 2019
Christmas Island Act 1955

I, Natasha Griggs, Administrator of the Territory of Christmas Island under the powers delegated to me under the Public and Bank Holidays Act 1972 (WA)(CI), as enabled by section 8A of the Christmas Island Act 1955, determine that the following days are to be special Public and Bank Holidays in the Territory Christmas Island as of Monday, 8 July 2019.

Chinese New Year (Day 1)
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
(in lieu of Saturday, 25 January 2020)

Chinese New Year (Day 2)
Wednesday, 29 January 2020
(in lieu of Sunday, 26 January 2020)

Labour Day
Monday, 16 March 2020

Hari Raya Puasa
Monday, 25 May 2020*
(in lieu of Sunday, 24 May 2020)

Hari Raya Haji
Friday, 31 July 2020*

*Dates subject to change: the Islamic calendar is based on lunar observation. Although it is possible to estimate with a reasonable degree of accuracy the lunar calendar in advance, the dates will be subject to the sighting of the new moon. The above dates may vary by one or two days.

Natasha Griggs
Administrator of the Territory of Christmas Island