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					                              MALACANAN PALACE
                                      MANILA




                    BY THEPRESIDENT THEPHILIPPINES
                                  OF

                              PROCLAMATTON t05
                                        NO.

 DECLARING
         THE REGULARHOLIDAYS,     (NON-WORKING)
                            SPECIAL            DAYS,AND
     SPECIAL     (FORALL SCHOOLS)
           HOLIDAY              FORTHEYEAR2012


       WHEREAS,  Republic (RA)No. 9492,
                         Act              datedJuly24,2007,amendedSection
 26, chapter 7, Book I of Executiveorder (Eo) No. 292, also known as the
 Administrative
              Codeof 1987,by declaring     days(specific movable) special
                                     certain           or       as
          holidays;
 or regular

        WHEREAS,RA No. g4g2 providesthat holidays,except those which are
          in
 religious nature, movedto the nearest
                 are                 Monday
                                          unlessotherwise modified law,
                                                                 by
 order proclamation;
       or

      WHEREAS, No. 9849provides the EidulAdhashallbe celebrated a
                RA            that                            as
       holiday;
 national

        WHEREAS, EDSAPeoplePowerRevolution,
                   the                             whichrestored and ushered
 political,
          social and economicreformsin the country,seryes as an inspiration
                                                                          to
         everywhere a nation
 Filipinos          as       andas a people;

       WHEREAS, January
                  on         23,2012,the Chinese  nationals overthe worldwill
                                                           all
 celebrate               popularly
           SpringFestival,       knownas the Chinese  New Year,whichis one of
 the most reveredand festiveeventscelebrated only in China but also in the
                                              not
 Philippines both ChineseFilipinos
            by                      and ordinary Filipinos well; and the joint
                                                          as
            is
 celebration a manifestation our solidarity
                            of            with our ChineseFilipinobrethrenwho
 havebeenpartof our livesin manyrespects a country
                                        as           and as a people;2JJanuary
 2012 may be declaredas a special(non-working) withoutdetriment publit
                                                day                   to
 interest;

       WHEREAS,   Friday, November
                         2          2012,fallingbetween Thursday, November
                                                                 1
 2012 (All SaintsDay) and Saturday,
                                  has beentraditionally
                                                      declareda special(non-
 working) throughout country;
        day            the

       WHEREAS, give full opportunity our people properly
                     to                  to           to         observe Saints
                                                                         All
 Day with all its religious
                          fervorwhich invariablyrequiresthem to travelto and from
         regions the country,
 different        in           Friday, November
                                      2           2012,maybe declared a special
                                                                       as
 (non-working) without
               day        detriment public
                                   to       interest;


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        NOW,   THEREFORE,BENIGNO AQUINO by virtue the powers
                             l,        S.         lll,      of       vested
  in me by the Constitution President the Philippines, hereby
                          as       of                do     declare:


                 1.
        SECTION The following   regular
                                      holidays special
                                             and     daysfor the year2012
                 in
  shallbe observed the country:

  A.               Holidays
             Regular

  NewYear'sDay                                  -          January (Sunday)
                                                                   1
  MaundyThursday                                -          April5
  GoodFriday                                    -          April6
  Arawng Kagitingan                             -          April9 (Monday)

  LaborDay                                      -          May1 (Tuesday)
  lndependenceDay                               -          June12 (Tuesday)
         Heroes
  National     Day                              -          August2T(LastMonday August)
                                                                             of
          Day
  Bonifacio                                     -          November (Friday)
                                                                    30
  ChristmasDay                                  -          December (Tuesday)
                                                                    25
  RizalDay                                      -          December (Sunday)
                                                                    30

  B.               (Non-Working)
             Special          Days

 Chinese NewYear                                           January (Monday)
                                                                 23
 Ninoy AquinoDay                                           August (Tuesday)
                                                                21
          Day
 All Saints                                                November (Thursday)
                                                                   1
 Additional      (non-working)
           special          day                            November (Friday)
                                                                   2
 LastDayof the Year                                        December (Monday)
                                                                   31

 C.                 Holiday(for all schools)
              Special

               Anniversary
  EDSARevolution                                           February (Saturday)
                                                                  25

        SECTION The proclamations
                  2.                         national
                                     declaring                 for
                                                     holidays the observance
 of Eid'lFitrand EidulAdhashallhereafter issued
                                       be      afterthe approximate   datesof the
 lslamic holidayshavebeendetermined accordance the lslamic
                                    in           with              calendar(Hijra)
                       or
 or the lunarcalendar, uponlslamic astronomical            whichever possible
                                               calculations,           is
               To
 or convenient. thisend,the National Commission Muslim
                                                on        Filipinos  (NCMF) shall
        the       of
 inform Office the President whichdaythe holiday
                               on                   shallfall.

     SECTION3. The Department Labor and Employment
                                of                 (DOLE) shall
 promulgate implementing
         the          guidelines thisProclamation.
                              for

                   4.
             SECTION ThisProclamation      effect
                                   shalltake    immediately.

             5.
       SECTION This Proclamation be published a newspaper general
                              shall         in          of
 circulation

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                              I                        causedthe seal of
the Republic the Philippines be affixed.
            of             to

      Donein the Cityof Manila,
                              this 24th           day ofrypyenber- the year of Our
                                                                 in
Lord,
    TwoThousand Eleven.



By the President:
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