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Abolition of Slavery in Mauritius

Is Abolition of Slavery a Public Holiday?

Abolition of Slavery is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2020 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Abolition of Slavery Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunFeb 1Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2016MonFeb 1Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2017WedFeb 1Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2018ThuFeb 1Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2019FriFeb 1Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2020SatFeb 1Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2021MonFeb 1Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2022TueFeb 1Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2023WedFeb 1Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2024ThuFeb 1Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday
2025SatFeb 1Abolition of SlaveryPublic Holiday

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