PUBLIC (MISCELLANEOUS) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No.981, Dated the 19th November 2012
Holidays — Public Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for the State Government Offices and all Commercial Banks including Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu for the year 2013— Orders issued.
1. G.O.Ms.No.994, Public (Misc) Department, dated 20.10.2011.
2. Reserve Bank of India letter reference No. HRMD (Che)/ 7576/03.02.091/2011-12 dated 09.05.2012.
The Government of Tamil Nadu pass the following orders in regard to the observance of Holidays in the State of Tamil Nadu for the year 2013:-
(i) Public Holidays: The Holidays declared under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act X)(VI of 1881), indicated in the notification appended to this order will be published in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette.
(ii) Government Holidays: The Government direct that all the offices under the control of the Government of Tamil Nadu be closed on:-
(a) The dates specified in the notification appended to this order (except Annual Closing of Bank Accounts on 01.04.2013 and Half Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts on 30.09.2013).
(b) All Saturdays and Sundays in the year 2013.
2. The above notified Public Holidays shall also apply to all State Government Undertakings / Corporations / Boards, etc.
Under the “Explanation” to section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881) read with Notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, No.20-25-26, Public-1, dated the 8th June, 1957, the Government of Tamil Nadu hereby declares, that in addition to “Sundays” expressly defined as Public Holidays in the said “Explanation” the following days shall be Public Holidays for the year 2013.
|SI. No||Public Holidays||Date||Day|
|1||New Year’s Day||01.01.2013||Tuesday|
|8||*Annual closing of Accounts forCommercial Banks & Co-operativeBanks||01.04.2013||Monday|
|9.||Telugu New Year’s Day||11.04.2013||Thursday|
|10||Tamil New Year’s Day andDr. B.R.Ambedkar’s Birthday||14.04.2013||Sunday|
|17||*Half yearly closing of Accounts forCommercial Banks & Co-operativeBanks||30.09.2013||Monday|
* Applicable only to Commercial Banks and Co-operative Banks in Tamil Nadu.