Malacañan Palace Declares Regular and Special Holidays for 2017

Malacañan Palace declares regular holidays in 2017Start planning early your 2017 getaways!

The President, by virtue of the powers vested in him/her by the Constitution, performs an Act to fix the date or declare a situation or condition. Thus, Administrative Code of 1987, Book III, Chapter 2, Section 4 states:

Proclamations are Acts of the President fixing a date or declaring a status or condition of public moment or interest, upon the existence of which the operation of a specific law or regulation is made to depend on, shall be promulgated in proclamations which shall have the force of an executive order.

The Proclamation No. 50, s. 2016 signed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on August 16, 2016, declares the following Regular and Special (nonworking) holidays for 2017:

⇒ READ: Pay Rules for Regular and Special Holidays Effective in 2017 per DOLE Labor Advisory

Regular Holidays

  • New Year’s Day: 1 January (Sunday)
  • Araw ng Kagitingan: 9 April (Sunday)
  • Maundy Thursday: 13 April
  • Good Friday: 14 April
  • Labor Day: 1 May (Monday)
  • Independence Day: 12 June (Monday)
  • National Heroes Day: 28 August (Last Monday of August)
  • Bonifacio Day: 30 November (Thursday)
  • Christmas Day: 25 December (Monday)
  • Rizal Day: 30 December (Saturday)

Special (Nonworking) Days

  • Chinese New Year: 28 January (Saturday)
  • EDSA People Power Revolution Anniv.: 25 February (Saturday)
  • Black Saturday: 15 April
  • Ninoy Aquino Day: 21 August (Monday)
  • All Saints Day: 1 November (Wednesday)
  • Last Day of the Year: 31 December (Sunday)
  • Additional special (nonworking) day: 31 October (Tuesday)

(Source: Official Philipholidapine Gazette)

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