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2024 Public Holidays, Exemption from Work and Compensatory Rest Days for Public Employees

Decree Law No. 60/2000 on Public Holidays

*January 1MondayNew Year’s Day
*February 10SaturdayLunar New Year's Day
*February 11SundayThe second day of the Lunar New Year
*February 12MondayThe third day of the Lunar New Year
March 29FridayGood Friday
March 30SaturdayThe Day before Easter
*April 4ThursdayCheng Ming Festival
*May 1WednesdayLabour Day
May 15WednesdayThe Buddha’s Birthday (Feast of Buddha)
June 10MondayTung Ng Festival (Dragon Boat Festival)
*September 18WednesdayThe Day following Chong Chao (Mid-Autumn) Festival
*October 1TuesdayNational Day of the People’s Republic of China
October 2WednesdayThe Day following National Day of the People’s Republic of China
*October 11FridayChong Yeung Festival (Festival of Ancestors)
November 2SaturdayAll Soul’s Day
December 8SundayFeast of Immaculate Conception
*December 20FridayMacao S.A.R. Establishment Day
December 21SaturdayWinter Solstice
December 24TuesdayChristmas Eve
December 25WednesdayChristmas Day

Exemption from work granted to public employees by the Chief Executive

February 9 (Afternoon)FridayLunar New Year's Eve
December 31 (Afternoon)TuesdayNew Year's Eve

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

February 13TuesdayCompensatory rest day for Lunar New Year's Day
February 14WednesdayCompensatory rest day for The second day of the Lunar New Year
April 1MondayCompensatory rest day for the Day before Easter
November 4MondayCompensatory rest day for All Soul’s Day
December 9MondayCompensatory rest day for Feast of Immaculate Conception
December 23MondayCompensatory rest day for Winter Solstice


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

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