Regular Holidays and Nationwide Special Days
SECTION 26. Regular Holidays and Nationwide Special Days.—(1) Unless otherwise modified by law, order or proclamation, the following regular holidays and special days shall be observed in this country:
(A) Regular Holidays
|New Year’s Day||– January 1|
|Maundy Thursday||– Movable date|
|Good Friday||– Movable date|
|Araw ng Kagitingan (Bataan and Corregidor Day)||– April 9|
|Labor Day||– May 1|
|Independence Day||– June 12|
|National Heroes Day||– Last Sunday of August|
|Bonifacio Day||– November 30|
|Christmas Day||– December 25|
|Rizal Day||– December 30|
(B) Nationwide Special Days
|All Saints Day||November 1|
|Last Day of the Year||December 31|
(2) The terms “legal or regular holiday” and “special holiday”, as used in laws, orders, rules and regulations or other issuances shall be referred to as “regular holiday” and “special day”, respectively.
SECTION 27. Local Special Days.—The President may proclaim any local special day for a particular date, group or place.
SECTION 28. Pretermission of Holiday.—Where the day, or the last day, for doing any act required or permitted by law falls on a regular holiday or special day, the act may be done on the next succeeding business day.