PROCLAMATION NO. 1211             January 10, 2007
DECLARING APRIL 7, 2007 (SATURDAY), NOVEMBER 2, 2007 (FRIDAY) AND DECEMBER 24, 2007 (MONDAY), AS SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS, DECLARING JUNE 12, 2007 (TUESDAY), AS WORKING DAY WHILE AUTHORIZING JUNE 11, 2007 (MONDAY) AS A NON-WORKING HOLIDAY, THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY
WHEREAS, April 7, 2007 (Saturday) which falls between Good Friday and Eater Sunday, may be declared as a special (non-working) day to give our people the full and uninterrupted opportunity to ponder on the significance of the Holy Week and to properly observe its traditions with religious fervor, without prejudice to public interest;
WHEREAS, June 11, 2007 (Monday) may be declared as a non-working holiday while June 12, 2007 (Tuesday) may be declared a working day provided that all activities and celebrations in observance of 'Independence Day' shall remain to be observed on June 12, 2007;
WHEREAS, November 2, 2007 (Friday) may also be declared as a special (non-working) day to give our people more time to observe All Saint's Day; and
WHEREAS, in order to enable our country men to have a more meaningful observance of Christmas and to give them greater opportunities to strengthen their ties with one another, it is fitting to declare December 24, 2007 (Monday) as a special (non-working) day throughout the country.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the following:
SECTION 1. April 7, 2007 (Saturday), November 2, 2007 (Friday) and December 24, 2007 (Monday), shall be special (non-working) days throughout the country.
SECTION 2. June 12, 2007 (Tuesday) shall be the working day while June 11, 2007 (Monday) shall be the non-working holiday throughout the country.
All activities and celebrations in observance of 'Independence Day' shall however, remain to be observed on June 12, 2007.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 10th day of January, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Seven.
By the President:
EDUARDO R. ERMITA
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