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Holiday

A day of recreation; a consecrated day; a day set apart for the suspension of business.

A legal holiday is a day set aside by statute for recreation, the cessation of work, or religious observance. It is a day that is legally designated as exempt from the conduct of all judicial proceedings, Service of Process, and the demand and protest of Commercial Paper. A prohibition against conducting public business transactions on holidays does not, however, have an effect upon private business. Private transactions will not, therefore, be invalidated solely because they are conducted on a holiday.

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Luzarita, chief of the Police-Community Relations (PCR) of SJDB Police Station, said they are kicking off their national observance this September 1 with the bike ride to make the public aware of the importance of helping in crime prevention.
The CCPO directed three-layer security provision to all Muharram processions and Majalis to ensure peaceful observance of the holy month.
It urged all schools, colleges and universities to support exercises and activities launched by students during the observance of National Students' Day.
29 signed on June 28, 2017, shifted the annual July observance of National Disaster Consciousness Month to National Disaster Resilience Month (NDRM).
"For this year's observance of the NDRM, a series of activities will be conducted in collaboration with partner agencies and institutions," the health department said.
In the annual observance of World Environment Day, the UN is urging governments to do more to beat air pollution.
Duterte signed Proclamation 729 on May 28 to give the entire Filipino nation "full opportunity" to join the Muslim community in observance of Eid Al Fitr, the statement said.
Memorial Day is not an observance in honor of those who have served; it is an observance in memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Efforts were being made to persuade the road users in the traffic management and an awareness campaign was also being run for observance of traffic rules, he said stressing strict observance of traffic rules as only through this way, safe and secure journey on the roads could be ensured.
He added: 'Since the first observance of June 12 as Democracy Day falls into an election year, and as a measure to sustain June 12 as Democracy Day, the celebration of the inauguration and the advancement of democracy in the country will now take place on June 12.'
According to the authors' conclusions, religious observance in Israel is declining, but irreligious Israelis are not as secular as people may think.
in a statement on social media, it further stated that PML-N has suspended its political campaign today (Sunday) to mark the observance of the national day of mourning regarding the Mastung tragedy.