Holidays Act 2003

  • This version was reprinted on 20 May 2016 to make corrections to sections 8(2)(a)(ii), and 28A(5)(a) and (b) under section 25(1)(j)(ii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
44 Days that are public holidays

(1)

The following days are public holidays:

(a)

Christmas Day:

(b)

Boxing Day:

(c)

New Year’s Day:

(d)

2 January:

(e)

Waitangi Day:

(f)

Good Friday:

(g)

Easter Monday:

(h)

ANZAC Day:

(i)

the birthday of the reigning Sovereign (observed on the first Monday in June):

(j)

Labour Day (being the fourth Monday in October):

(k)

the day of the anniversary of a province or the day locally observed as that day.

(2)

[Repealed]

(3)

[Repealed]

(4)

If 2 or more of the public holidays specified in subsection (1) fall on the same day, the public holidays must, for the purposes of this subpart, be treated as 1 day.

Compare: 1981 No 15 s 7A(2)

Section 44(2): repealed, on 30 September 2008, by section 7 of the Holidays (Transfer of Public Holidays) Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 103).

Section 44(3): repealed, on 30 September 2008, by section 7 of the Holidays (Transfer of Public Holidays) Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 103).