Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Second Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fifth day of July, nineteen hundred and eighty-eight.
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6741
AN ACT DECLARING AUGUST NINETEEN OF EACH YEAR A SPECIAL WORKING HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE PHILIPPINES AND A SPECIAL NON-WORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCES OF QUEZON AND AURORA AND QUEZON CITY, TO COMMEMORATE THE BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF FORMER PRESIDENT MANUEL L. QUEZON
SECTION 1. In order to commemorate the birth anniversary of former President Manuel L. Quezon, August Nineteen of each year is hereby declared as a special working holiday throughout the entire Philippines with the exception of the provinces of Quezon and Aurora and Quezon City where it shall be a non-working holiday.
SECTION 2. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.
(Sgd.) JOVITO R. SALONGA
President of the Senate
(Sgd.) RAMON V. MITRA
Speaker of the House of Representative
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on June 8, 1989.
(Sgd.) EDWIN P. ACOBA
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) QUIRINO D. ABAD SANTOS, JR.
Secretary of the House of Representative
Approved: August 4, 1989
(Sgd.) CORAZON C. AQUINO
President of the Philippines