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Public Holidays 2011

New Year   New Year's Day
Saturday
1 January 2011
Chinese New Year   Chinese New Year
Thursday
3 February 2011
Friday
4 February 2011
Good Friday   Good Friday
Friday
22 April 2011
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Labour Day  

Labour Day
Sunday*
1 May 2011

Polling Day  

Polling Day
Saturday
7 May 2011^

Vesak Day  

Vesak Day
Tuesday
17 May 2011

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National Day   National Day
Tuesday
9 August 2011
Polling Day   Polling Day 
Saturday 
27 August
2011^^
Hari Raya Puasa  

Hari Raya Puasa
Tuesday
30 August 2011

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Deepavali   Deepavali
Wednesday
26 October 2011**
 Hari Raya Haji   Hari Raya Haji
Sunday*
6 November
2011

 Christmas Day   Christmas Day
Sunday*
25 December
2011
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* The following Monday will be a public holiday

**Deepavali will be on 26 October 2011 as previously announced. 

^In accordance with Section 35 of the Parliamentary Elections Act, Polling Day is a public holiday. As per public holidays falling on a Saturday, under the Employment Act, employees not required to work on that day are entitled to one day off in lieu or be given one day's pay.

^^In accordance with Section 17 of the Presidential Elections Act, Polling Day is a public holiday. As per public holidays falling on a Saturday, under the Employment Act, employees not required to work on that day are entitled to one day off in lieu or be given one day's pay.

 

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Payment for work done on a public holiday

 The Ministry would like to inform all employers that under the Employment Act, an employee who is required to work on a public holiday is entitled to an extra day's salary at the basic rate of pay, in addition to the gross rate of pay for that holiday. The employer and employee may mutually agree to substitute a public holiday for any other day.

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Last updated on 04 September 2013 12:15:03