News FlashesFebruary 28, 2024

CRS News Flash 26 February 2024 – SOUTH AFRICA – Declaration of election day as Public Holiday


It is important that employers note the following:


Declaration of election day as public holiday

President Cyril Ramaphosa has, in terms of Section 2A of the Public Holidays Act of 1994, proclaimed Wednesday, 29 May 2024 as the date for the general national and provincial elections. This was published in Government Gazette No. 50165 on 23 February 2024.

Employers making use of leave calendars on their payroll systems should update the calendar by adding 29 May 2024 as a public holiday.

To view the Government Gazette, follow the link.

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