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    8. Power of Governor to alter day appointed for a public holiday or bank holiday

    (1) The Governor may, from time to time, by proclamation declare that, instead of a day referred to in section 5, some other day shall be a public holiday or bank holiday, or both, in any year either throughout the State or within such district or locality as is specified in the proclamation, and in that case such other day shall accordingly be a public holiday or bank holiday, or both, as the case may be, instead of the day so referred to in that section.

    (2) A proclamation made under subsection (1) shall be published in the Government Gazette at least 3 weeks before the first day to be affected thereby.

    (3) Where a proclamation is made under subsection (1), the Governor may, from time to time, vary or cancel it by subsequent proclamation published in the Government Gazette at least 3 weeks before the first day to be affected thereby.

    [(4) repealed]

    [Section 8 amended by No. 6 of 1976 s. 2; No. 53 of 1983 s. 3; No. 71 of 1987 s. 5; No. 74 of 2003 s. 96.]



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