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Holidays are the main requirements of every organization whether the profit or non profit firm. Here we now talk about profit organization that is banks. Generally there is very few holidays which are allotted to the banks that is on Sunday but the Saturdays is also half holiday as the banks open till half noon as per the schedules. The holidays are very important for the bank as the bank have to conclude the work done in months and years. Some time these banks holidays are declared as the strike and these banks utilize the strike days in completing there pending tasks. It is assumed that these banks holidays are the days when the banks are shut down but in some banks it is a day for over pending work so as to cope up with the current situations. The days on which banks are really shut down are like:-
1.Christmas day
2. Good Friday
3. Sunday

According to Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971, it is mentioned that the bank holidays are set or decide by legal devises so that public holidays are not lost.

Coming to the list of the bank holidays in 2010. Holidays are prepreplanned for the year 2010 and these are listed below:-
The New Year's Day Thu., Jan. 1 Sat.
Martin Luther King Day Mon, Jan. 18 Mon.
Presidents' Day Mon, Feb. 15 Mon.
Memorial Day Mon, May 31 Mon.
Independence Day Sat, July 5 Mon.
Labor Day Mon, Sept. 6 Mon.
Columbus Day Mon, Oct. 11 Mon.
Veterans Day Wed. Nov. 11 Fri.
Thanksgiving Day Thu. Nov. 25 Thu.
Christmas Day Fri. Dec. 25*
Bank holidays in India are declared by RBI (reserve bank of India). Bank holidays are generally falls on public holidays when the banks do not operate and neither deal with public. In India these banks holidays are announced by the negotiable instruments act of the banks. Bank holidays are not only listed as year wise but also classified on the bases of months. These acts provide the holidays to all the seven territories and twenty eight states.
Banks in USA are different working schedule than in India. In USA Monday through Friday is known as "Business day". This day of Monday is marked as the holiday and is also assumed as weekends long events. Rest the days in India which has holidays for banks are same works with the USA schedule. There are 10 US national holidays listed each year so the banks work according them.

In Canada, the public holidays are normally legislated at the 3 levels and those are:-
1. National levels
2. Provincial levels
3. Territorial levels
Many of these holidays are conducted nationwide, but in some cases each province and territory does have its own holidays as well.

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