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Bank and Public Holidays for Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the second half of 2017, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands Bank Holidays in 2017
Jan.    Sun New Year's Day
        Mon New Year's Day Holiday
        Thu Australia Day
Apr.    Thu Act of Self Determination Day
        Fri Good Friday
        Mon Easter Monday
        Tue ANZAC Day
June    Mon Hari Raya Puasa
Sep.  1 Fri Hari Raya Haji
     22 Fri Islamic New Year
Dec.  1 Fri Hari Maulad Nabi (Mohammad's Birthday)
     25 Mon Christmas Day
     26 Tue Boxing Day
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

10 Jun 2016 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2017 Public Holidays (Office of the Administrator-Indian Ocean Territories) The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Barry Haase, has signed "Community Bulletin A16/2016 and Gazette 02-2016 for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the upcoming calendar year 2017.  03 Aug 2015 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2016 Public Holidays (Office of the Administrator-Indian Ocean Territories) The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Barry Haase, has signed "Community Bulletin A39/2015 and Gazette 04-2015 for Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the upcoming calendar year 2016.  21 Aug 2014 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2015 Public Holidays (Office of the Administrator-Indian Ocean Territories) The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Jon Stanhope, has signed "Community Bulletin A50-2014 and Gazette 04-2014 for Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the upcoming calendar year 2015.  27 Sep 2013 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2014 Public Holidays (Office of the Administrator-Indian Ocean Territories) The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Jon Stanhope, has signed "Community Bulletin A22-2013 and Gazette 03-2013 for Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the calendar year 2014.  10 Sep 2012 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2013 Public Holidays Announced (Office of the Administrator-Indian Ocean Territories) The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Brian Lacy, has signed Community Bulletin A52/2012 which officially gazettes the bank holidays and public holidays in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the calendar year 2013.  22 Aug 2011 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2012 Public Holidays Announced (Office of the Administrator-Indian Ocean Territories) The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Brian Lacy, has signed Community Bulletin A69/2011 which officially gazettes the bank holidays and public holidays in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the calendar year 2012.  09 Aug 2010 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2011 Public Holidays Announced (Office of the Administrator-Indian Ocean Territories) The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Brian Lacy, has signed Community Bulletin A14/2010 which officially gazettes the public holidays for the calendar year 2011 in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.  10 Aug 2009 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2010 Public Holidays Announced (Office of the Administrator-Indian Ocean Territories) The Acting Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Stephen Clay, has signed Community Bulletin A09/2009 which officially gazettes the public holidays for the calendar year 2010 in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.  29 Aug 2008 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2009 Public Holidays Announced (Territory Deputy Administrator) The Administrator of the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands has released the list of its official public holidays for the year 2009.  14 Aug 2007 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2008 Public Holidays Announced (Office of the Administrator) The Administrator of the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands has released the list of its official public holidays for the year 2008.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Governing Law: Public holidays in the Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands are regulated by the Sections 7 and 8 of the Public and Bank Holidays Act 1972 (WA)(CKI), as amended by the second schedule of the Applied Laws (Implementation) (Amendment) Ordinance 1994 which is supplemented annually (usually in mid-August) by a Government Gazette announcement by the Territory Administrator concerning variable date public holidays.  Queen's Birthday: Note that although the Applied Laws (Implementation) (Amendment) Ordinance 1994 specifically mentions the Anniversary of the Birthday of the Reigning Sovereign as one of the public holidays in the Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, it has not been observed since 1999. Interestingly enough, the date listed in the law for the Queen's Birthday is June 6.  Weekend Public Holidays: Public holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday are treated in the manner in which they are treated in Western Australia, in particula as regards the Saturday occurrences of the ANZAC Day public holiday.  Cocos (Keeling) Islands International Codes CC and CCK (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .cc (ICANN national top-level internet domain). Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Cocos (Keeling) Islands information and news: UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Cocos (Keeling) Islands maps, demographics and economic statistics), and Wikipedia (includes Cocos (Keeling) Islands commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Cocos (Keeling) Islands, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

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Religious Holidays : Public holidays in Cocos (Keeling) Islands that are based on certain religious calendars may be subject to local variations due to differing interpretations between different religious authorities, or to seemingly arbitrary changes in the date a holiday is celebrated because it conflicts with another holiday that is based on another calendar, or because the day of the holiday is deemed inauspicious (bad luck). To find out more about these uncertainties, see the footnote below, if any, for each specific religion.

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Muslim Holidays : Muslim bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays, for Cocos (Keeling) Islands, were calculated using the locally used Arithmetical Muslim Calendar. For Salat (prayer times) calculations, see our Freeware page.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2017 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Cocos (Keeling) Islands, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, before planning any trip to Cocos (Keeling) Islands. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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