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Boxing Day: December 28 declared public holiday

BY: graphic.com.gh
Boxing Day: December 28 declared public holiday
Boxing Day: December 28 declared public holiday

Monday, December 28, 2020, has been declared a holiday in Ghana in commemoration of Boxing Day, a public holiday which falls on Saturday, December 26 2020.

A statement issued by the Ministry of Interior said the declaration is in accordance with section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days, 2001 (Act 601).

"The general public is hereby notified that, Saturday, 26th December, 2020 marks ‘BOXING DAY’ which is a statutory public holiday," the statement said.

"However, 26th December, 2020 falls on a Saturday and therefore, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana has by an Executive Instrument (E.I), and in accordance with section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days, 2001 (Act 601) declared Monday, 28th December, 2020 as an Additional Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country".

Read the entire declaration below;

DECLARATION OF MONDAY, 28TH DECEMBER, 2020 AS AN ADDITIONAL HOLIDAY

Dec 22, 2020

The general public is hereby notified that, Saturday, 26th December 2020 marks ‘BOXING DAY’ which is a statutory public holiday.

However, 26th December 2020 falls on a Saturday and therefore, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana has by an Executive Instrument (E.I), and in accordance with section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days, 2001 (Act 601) declared Monday, 28th December 2020 as an Additional Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country

Signed
AMBROSE DERY (MP)
MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR

Issued in Accra this Tuesday, 22nd December, 2020