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  • statutory holiday — ˌstatutory ˈholiday 7 [statutory holiday] noun (CanE) a public holiday that is fixed by law …   Useful english dictionary

  • statutory holiday — /ˌstætʃυt(ə)ri hɒlɪdeɪ/ noun a holiday which is fixed by law ● The office is closed for the statutory Christmas holiday …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • statutory — stat‧u‧to‧ry [ˈstætʆtri ǁ tɔːri] adjective LAW fixed or controlled by law: • Some trustees have special statutory powers of investment. • This statement does not affect the statutory rights of the consumer. statutorily adverb : • a statutoril …   Financial and business terms

  • holiday — A religious festival; a day set apart for commemorating some important event in history; a day of exemption from labor. A day upon which the usual operations of business and government are suspended and the courts closed, and, generally, no legal …   Black's law dictionary

  • Civic Holiday — For the generic term, see Civic holiday. Civic Holiday is the most widely used name for a public holiday celebrated in parts of Canada on the first Monday in August,[1] though it is only officially known by that term in Nunavut, the Northwest… …   Wikipedia

  • National Holiday (Quebec) — Quebec s National Holiday Fête nationale du Québec Fête nationale parade, Montreal, June 24, 2006 Also called La Saint Jean, Fête de la Saint Jean Baptiste Obse …   Wikipedia

  • bank holiday — Holidays under the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971. In England, Wales and Northern Ireland the bank holidays are: Easter Monday; the last Mondays in May and August; Boxing Day (if not a Sunday); December 27 (if either Christmas Day or… …   Law dictionary

  • public holiday — In relation to England and Wales or Northern Ireland, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a bank holiday in the relevant jurisdiction under the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971. In relation to Scotland, a day which is a bank holiday under the… …   Law dictionary

  • national holiday — noun a) A statutory holiday enacted by a country to commemorate the country itself. b) A public holiday. Syn: National Day …   Wiktionary

  • Bank holiday — This article is about the public holiday in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. For the bank holiday declared in the USA during the Great Depression, see Emergency Banking Act. For the film, see Bank Holiday (film). A bank holiday is… …   Wikipedia

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