3.3.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 69/8


COMMISSION DECISION

of 2 March 2020

on public holidays for 2021

(2020/C 69/05)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to the Staff Regulations of Officials of the European Union and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union (CEOS), laid down by Council Regulation (EEC, Euratom, ECSC) No 259/68 (1), and in particular Article 61 of the Staff Regulations and Articles 16 and 91 of the CEOS,

Having regard to the joint rules establishing the list of public holidays of officials of the European Communities (2), and in particular Article 1(3) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

The list of public holidays in 2021 for staff in Brussels and Luxembourg should be adopted pursuant to Article 61 of the Staff Regulations of Officials of the European Union and Articles 16 and 91 of the CEOS.

(2)

In 2021, Easter Sunday falls on 4 April.

(3)

In 2021, 23 December falls on a Thursday.

(4)

On 6 November 2019, the Heads of Administration were consulted for their opinion on the list of public holidays for 2021,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The public holidays in 2021 for staff in Brussels and Luxembourg are as follows:

1 January

Friday, New Year’s Day

1 April

Maundy Thursday

2 April

Good Friday

5 April

Easter Monday

13 May

Thursday, Ascension Day

14 May

Friday, the day after Ascension Day

24 May

Whit Monday

23 June*

Wednesday, Luxembourg National Holiday

*for staff in Luxembourg

21 July*

Wednesday, Belgian National Holiday

*for staff in Brussels

1 November

Monday, All Saints’ Day

2 November

Tuesday, All Souls’ Day

23 December

to

31 December

Thursday

)

) 7 end-of-year days

Friday

)

TOTAL

17 days

Article 2

Work will resume as normal on Monday 3 January 2022.

Done at Brussels, 2 March 2020.

For the Commission

Johannes HAHN

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 56, 4.3.1968, p. 1.

(2)  Consolidated version of the Staff Regulations published by the Commission in January 2003, p. IV-2.