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Duterte signs 17 laws on special non-working holidays in provinces

/ 01:48 PM November 15, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the declaration of 17 different special non-working holidays in several provinces nationwide.

Duterte signed 17 Republic Acts on October 30 and November 8 declaring the holidays, and copies of the new laws were released to the media on Thursday.

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The following Republic Acts on special non-working holiday declarations were:

  • RA 11113: Declaring March 24 of every year a special non-working holiday in Ligao City, Albay in commemoration of its founding anniversary.
  • RA 11114: Declaring Dec. 8 of every year a special non-working holiday in Agoo, La Union in commemoration of its founding anniversary.
  • RA 11115: Declaring June 16 of every year a special non-working holiday in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental in commemoration of its founding anniversary.
  • RA 11116: Declaring Sept. 17 of every year a special non-working holiday in Los Baños, Laguna in commemoration of its founding anniversary.
  • RA 11117: Declaring July 4 of every year a special non-working holiday in Lanao del Norte in commemoration of its founding anniversary.
  • RA 11118: Declaring May 22 of every year a special non-working holiday in Guimaras in commemoration of its anniversary as a province.
  • RA 11119: Declaring April 3 of every year a special non-working holiday in Albay, including the cities therein, in commemoration of its founding anniversary.
  • RA 11120: Declaring Sept. 2 of every year a special non-working holiday in Ifugao in commemoration of the surrender of Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita in 1945.
  • RA 11121: Declaring Nov. 2 of every year a special non-working holiday in Misamis Occidental in commemoration of its founding anniversary.
  • RA 11122: Declaring Sept. 21 of every year a special working holiday in Cebu City and the entire province of Cebu, including its highly urbanized and component cities, to be known as “Cebu Press Freedom Day”.
  • RA 11123: Declaring Nov. 15 of every year a special non-working holiday in Occidental Mindoro in commemoration of its founding anniversary.
  • RA 11124: D declaring Sept. 7 of every year a special non-working holiday in Cavite City, Cavite in commemoration of its founding anniversary.
  • RA 11125: Declaring June 17 of every year a special non-working holiday in Agusan del Sur in commemoration of its founding anniversary.
  • RA 11126: Declaring Nov. 22 of every year a special non-working holiday in Sultan Kudarat in commemoration of its founding anniversary.
  • RA 11128: Declaring July 4 of every year a special non-working holiday in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental in commemoration of its charter day anniversary.
  • RA 11129: Declaring June 27 of every year a special non-working holiday in El Salvador CIty, Misamis Oriental in commemoration of its charter day anniversary.
  • RA 11130: Declaring Dec. 1 of every year a special non-working holiday in Padre Garcia, Batangas in commemoration of its founding anniversary and the annual “Kabakahan Festival.” /kga
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