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2023 Public Holidays and Compensatory Rest Days for Public Employees

Decree Law No. 60/2000 on Public Holidays

*January 1SundayNew Year’s Day
*January 22SundayLunar New Year's Day
*January 23MondayThe second day of the Lunar New Year
*January 24TuesdayThe third day of the Lunar New Year
*April 5WednesdayCheng Ming Festival
April 7FridayGood Friday
April 8SaturdayThe Day before Easter
*May 1MondayLabour Day
May 26FridayThe Buddha’s Birthday (Feast of Buddha)
June 22ThursdayTung Ng Festival (Dragon Boat Festival)
*September 30SaturdayThe Day following Chong Chao (Mid-Autumn) Festival
*October 1SundayNational Day of the People’s Republic of China
October 2MondayThe Day following National Day of the People’s Republic of China
*October 23MondayChong Yeung Festival (Festival of Ancestors)
November 2ThursdayAll Soul’s Day
December 8FridayFeast of Immaculate Conception
*December 20WednesdayMacao S.A.R. Establishment Day
December 22FridayWinter Solstice
December 24SundayChristmas Eve
December 25MondayChristmas Day

Compensatory rest days for public employees set forth in No. 4 of Article 79 of the ETAPM

January 2MondayCompensatory rest day for New Year’s Day
January 25WednesdayCompensatory rest day for Lunar New Year's Day
April 10MondayCompensatory rest day for the Day before Easter
October 3TuesdayCompensatory rest day for the Day following Chong Chao (Mid-Autumn) Festival
October 4WednesdayCompensatory rest day for National Day of the People’s Republic of China
December 26TuesdayCompensatory rest day for Christmas Eve


* Obligatory holidays according to the Article 44th of the Law no. 7/2008 issued on 18th August 2008.

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