Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2013

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Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2013


Act No. 5 of 2013





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PUBLIC HOLIDAYS (AMENDMENT) ACT

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PUBLIC HOLIDAYS (AMENDMENT) ACT 2013

Arrangement of Sections

Section

1 Short Title .............................................................................................................. 5
2 Section 2 amended ................................................................................................. 5




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PUBLIC HOLIDAYS (AMENDMENT) ACT 2013

Act No. 5 of 2013

AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ACT (CAP. 51)

I assent,

TUPOU VI,

28th June 2013.

BE IT ENACTED by the King and Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the

Legislature of the Kingdom as follows:

1 Short Title

(1) This Act may be cited as the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2013.

(2) In this Act the Public Holidays Act (Cap. 51), as amended, is referred to as the

Principal Act.

2 Section 2 amended

Section 2 of the Principal Act is amended:

(a) in the proviso by:

(i) deleting the word “and” after “Easter Monday” and replacing it with

“,”; and

(ii) inserting after the words “ANZAC Day,” the words “Birthday of the

reigning Sovereign of Tonga and Birthday of the Heir to the Crown of

Tonga,”; and

(b) by inserting immediately after the proviso the following:

Section 2 Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2013





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“Further provided that the Birthday of the reigning Sovereign of Tonga

and the Birthday of the Heir to the Crown of Tonga shall be celebrated

on the day it falls, unless it falls on a Sunday in which case it would be

celebrated on the next following Monday.”



Passed by the Legislative Assembly this 20
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day of June 2013.