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Public Holidays (Sark) Ordinance, 2017

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The Public Holidays (Sark) Ordinance, 2017
 
THE CHIEF PLEAS OF SARK, in pursuance of their Resolution of the 4th October, 2017, and in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 1(1) of the Bills of Exchange (Guernsey) Law, 1958[a], hereby order:-
 
Public holidays.
1.      The following days shall be public holidays -
 
(a)      1st January, New Year's Day, if a weekday,
 
(b)      the 2nd January, in a year when New Year's Day falls on a Sunday,
 
(c)      the 3rd January, in a year when New Year's Day falls on a Saturday,
 
(d)      Easter Monday,
 
(e)      the first Monday in May,
 
(f)      the 10th May, Liberation Day,
 
(g)      the last Monday in May,
 
(h)      the last Monday in August,
 
(i)      the 26th December, Boxing Day, if a weekday,
 
(j)      the 27th December, in a year when Christmas Day or Boxing Day falls on a Sunday,
 
(k)      the 28th December, in a year when Christmas Day or Boxing Day falls on a Saturday.
 
Interpretation.
2.      (1)      In this Ordinance -
 
"enactment" includes a Law, an Ordinance and any subordinate legislation and includes any provision or portion of a Law, an Ordinance or any subordinate legislation,
 
"subordinate legislation" means any regulation, rule, order, rule of court, resolution, scheme, byelaw or other instrument made under any statutory, customary or inherent power and having legislative effect, but does not include an Ordinance,
 
"weekday" means a day other than a Saturday or Sunday.
 
(2)      The Interpretation (Guernsey) Law, 1948[b] applies to the interpretation of this Ordinance.
 
(3)      Any reference in this Ordinance to an enactment is a reference thereto as from time to time amended, re-enacted (with or without modification), extended or applied.
 
Citation.
3.      This Ordinance may be cited as the Public Holidays (Sark) Ordinance, 2017.

[a]

Ordres en Conseil Vol. XVII, p. 324; amended by Vol. XXIV, p. 84; Vol. XXXIV, p. 504; Vol. XXXV(1), p. 367. 

[b]

Ordres en Conseil Vol. XIII, p. 355.