UK Holiday On July 4 2014?

The following calendar contains bank holidays, as declared in the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971, notable days and other obervances in the United Kindom during Friday, 2014-07-04. In addition, as declared in this Act, please note that:

  1. The days specified in this schedule may apply to England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or all of them.
  2. If it appears to Her Majesty that, in the special circumstances of any year, it is inexpedient that a day specified in this calendar should be a bank holiday, Her Majesty may by proclamation declare that that day shall not in that year be a bank holiday and appoint another day in place of it.
  3. Her Majesty may from time to time by proclamation appoint a special day to be, either throughout the United Kingdom or in any place or locality in the United Kingdom, a bank holiday.
  4. No person shall be compellable to make any payment or to do any act on a bank holiday under this Act which he would not be compellable to make or do on Christmas Day or Good Friday;and where a person would, apart from this subsection, be compellable to make any payment or to do any act on a bank holiday under this Act, his obligation to make the payment or to do the act shall be deemed to be complied with if he makes or does it on the next following day on which he is compellable to make or do it.
  • Galashiels Braw Lad's Gathering:

    [11] This holiday is based on the events in the history of Galashiels, namely, the dispersal in 1337 of a band of marauding Englishmen at a spot known as the Englishmen’s Syke near where the Raid Stane is now positioned, the granting by King James IV as a gift to his bride-to-be in 1503 of the lands of Ettrick Forest, the granting of a Charter as Burgh of Barony to the people of Galashiels by Sir James Pringle of Gala in 1599, the Act of Homage at the War Memorial in recognition of the Sacrifices of the peoples of Galashiels in the Great War of 1914-18 and in deepest respect for the fallen.

Notes:

[11] Applies to Galashiels in Scotland.

Content last updated on 2016-08-23T15:26:00Z