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General holidays for 2013
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The following list of general holidays for 2013 is gazetted for public information: Every Sunday The first day of January The second day of Lunar New Year The third day of Lunar New Year The fourth day of Lunar New Year Good Friday The day following Good Friday Easter Monday Ching Ming Festival Labour Day The Birthday of the Buddha Tuen Ng Festival Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival National Day The day following Chung Yeung Festival Christmas Day 1 January 11 February 12 February 13 February 29 March 30 March 1 April 4 April 1 May 17 May 12 June 1 July Sunday Tuesday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday Monday Thursday Wednesday Friday Wednesday Monday

20 September 1 October 14 October 25 December

Friday Tuesday Monday Wednesday

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02/04/2013

hk/en/about/abouthk/holiday/ 02/04/2013 .gov.htm • General Holidays Ordinance . the fourth day of Lunar New Year will be designated as a holiday in substitution. the second day of Lunar New Year or the third day of Lunar New Year falls on a Sunday. the following day will be designated as an additional general holiday. when either Lunar New Year’s Day. the fourth day of Lunar New Year is designated as a statutory and general holiday in substitution.Schedule http://www. As a result.htm • Add General Holidays to Your Calendar via MyGovHK http://www.gov.” said a Government spokesman.gov.labour.aspx Last review date: March 2013 Related Links • General holidays for 2012 http://www.gov. as Chung Yeung Festival in 2013 falls on a Sunday.GovHK: General holidays for 2013 Page 2 of 3 The first weekday after Christmas Day 26 December Thursday “According to the new arrangement under the General Holidays and Employment Legislation (Substitution of Holidays)(Amendment) Ordinance 2011. “Separately.gov. Under the new arrangement. they can also benefit from the new substitution arrangement. you can add Hong Kong public holidays to your ecalendar easily! 1823 Hong Kong Public Holidays iCal Calendar http://www. For other employees working on a five-and-a-half-day week basis with half day off on Saturday.nsf/WebView? OpenAgent&cap=CurAllEngDoc*149 • Statutory Holidays http://www. As Lunar New Year’s Day in 2013 falls on a Sunday.hk/eng/blog/calendar. Add Public Holidays to E-calendar By subscribing to the iCal calendar from 1823 as a feed or importing it to your application.hk/en/about/abouthk/holiday/2012. employees working on a Monday-to-Friday basis will benefit because their statutorily provided holiday in substitution will not overlap with their Saturday day off. many employees will be able to enjoy a longer Lunar New Year holiday in 2013.hk/eng/faq/cap57f_whole.1823.hk/blis_ind.legislation.

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