Seventeenth Congress

Second Regular Session

Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fourth day of July, two thousand seventeen.

REPUBLIC ACT No. 10966

An Act Declaring December 8 of Every Year a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Entire Country to Commemorate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, the Principal Patroness of the Philippines

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippine Congress Assembled:

Section 1. December 8 of every year is hereby declared a special nonworking holiday in the entire country to commemorate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, the Principal Patroness of the Philippines.1‚wphi1

Section 2. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.

Approved,

AQUILINO "KOKO" PIMENTEL
President of the Senate

PANTALEON D. ALVAREZ
Speaker of the House of Representatives

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives   was passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on May 2, 20017 and December 11, 2017, respectively.

LUTGARDO BARBO
Secretary of the Senate

CESAR STRAIT PAREJA
Secretary General
House of Representatives

Approved: December 28, 2017

(Sgd.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines


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