The tenth amendment to the Portuguese Labour Code was published in the Official Gazette.
This amendment reinstates the four public holidays that had been suppressed in 2013, two civil and two religious. With effect from April 2, 2016, the following public holidays are reinstated:
- Corpus Christi - this year on 26 May
- Proclamation of the Republic – 5 October
- All Saints' Day - 1 November, and
- Restoration of Independence - 1 December