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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

  • 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

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