ON HOLIDAYS, MEMORIAL DAYS AND DAYS OFF IN REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
19 April 1996
Holidays in Republic of Croatia are:
- 1 January - New Year’s Day
- 6 January - Epiphany
- Easter Monday - Second Day of Easter
- 1 May - May Day/Labor Day
- 30 May - Croatian Statehood Day
- 22 June - Day of Antifascism
- 5 August - Thanksgiving Day
- 15 August - Assumption
- 1 November - All Hallows
- 25 and 26 December - Christmas.
These holidays are non-working days in Republic of Croatia.
Citizens of Republic of Croatia who celebrate Christmas on 7 January, those of Islamic religious affiliation during the days of Ramazan bajram and Kurban bajram as well as those of Jewish religious affiliation in a days of Roš Hašana and Jom Kipur have the right to be absent from work.
If one of these days from the Article 1. and 3. of this Law is Sunday, holiday or non working day, this free day shall not be extended onto the next day.
Employees have the right to salary for the days mentioned in Articles 1. and 3. of this Law.
Government of Republic of Croatia can designate which state and other public services and other legal and physical persons are obliged to work in a days of holidays in republic of Croatia.
On the day when this Law will be put in force, previous Law on holidays and free days in Republic of Croatia will be no longer valid (“Narodne novine”, No. 14/91.).
The implementation of this Law begins on the eighth day after its publication in “Narodne novine”.
Zagreb, 19 April 1996.
CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES
CROATIAN NATIONAL SABOR
of Chamber of Deputies of Sabor
academic Vlatko Pavletić
Source: Unofficial translation