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The following list of general holidays for 2012 is gazetted for public information:

Every Sunday Sunday
The day following the first day of January2 JanuaryMonday
Lunar New Year's Day23 JanuaryMonday
The second day of the Lunar New Year24 JanuaryTuesday
The third day of the Lunar New Year25 JanuaryWednesday
Ching Ming Festival4 AprilWednesday
Good Friday6 AprilFriday
The day following Good Friday7 AprilSaturday
Easter Monday9 AprilMonday
The Birthday of the Buddha28 AprilSaturday
Labour Day1 MayTuesday
Tuen Ng Festival23 JuneSaturday
The day following Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day2 JulyMonday
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival1 OctoberMonday
The day following National Day2 OctoberTuesday
Chung Yeung Festival23 OctoberTuesday
Christmas Day25 DecemberTuesday
The first weekday after Christmas Day26 DecemberWednesday

"As the first day of January and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day in 2012 both fall on a Sunday, the days following them will be designated as additional general holidays.  Also, as the day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day in 2012 fall on the same day, the next following day that is not itself a general holiday will thus be observed as an additional general holiday." said a Government spokesman.

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