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2016-11-26

2016-11-26 11:37:29 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2016j.

1583:   # was "blended" with the Central zone. Therefore, Kazakhstan now has   # two time zones, and difference between them is one hour. The zone   # closer to UTC is the former Western zone (probably still called the - # same), encompassing four provinces in the west: Aqtobe, Atyrau, - # Mangghystau, and West Kazakhstan. The other zone encompasses + # same), encompassing four provinces in the west: Aqtöbe, Atyraū, + # Mangghystaū, and West Kazakhstan. The other zone encompasses   # everything else.... I guess that would make Kazakhstan time zones   # de jure UTC+5 and UTC+6 respectively.    - # From Stepan Golosunov (2016-03-27) ([*] means see later comments below): + # From Stepan Golosunov (2016-03-27):   # Review of the linked documents from http://adilet.zan.kz/   # produced the following data for post-1991 Kazakhstan:   #
1634:   #   # This implies that on 1991-03-31 Asia/Oral remained on +04/+05 while   # the rest of Kazakhstan switched from +06/+07 to +05/06 or from +05/06 - # to +04/+05. It's unclear how Kzyl-Orda oblast moved into the fifth + # to +04/+05. It's unclear how Qyzylorda oblast moved into the fifth   # time belt. (By switching from +04/+05 to +05/+06 on 1991-09-29?) ...   #   # 1. Act of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan
1647:   # on the whole territory of Kazakhstan 1 hour forward on 1992-01-19 at   # 2:00, specified DST rules. It acknowledged that Kazakhstan was   # located in the fourth and the fifth time belts and specified the - # border between them to be located east of Kustanay and Aktyubinsk - # oblasts (notably including Turgai and Kzyl-Orda oblasts into the fifth + # border between them to be located east of Qostanay and Aktyubinsk + # oblasts (notably including Turgai and Qyzylorda oblasts into the fifth   # time belt).   #   # This means switch on 1992-01-19 at 2:00 from +04/+05 to +05/+06 for - # Asia/Aqtau, Asia/Aqtobe, Asia/Oral, Atyrau and Kustanay oblasts; from - # +05/+06 to +06/+07 for Asia/Almaty and Asia/Qyzylorda (and Arkalyk) [*].... + # Asia/Aqtau, Asia/Aqtobe, Asia/Oral, Atyraū and Qostanay oblasts; from + # +05/+06 to +06/+07 for Asia/Almaty and Asia/Qyzylorda (and Arkalyk)....   #   # 2. Act of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan   # from 1992-03-27 No. 284   # http://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/P920000284_ - # cancels extra hour ("decree time") for Uralsk and Kzyl-Orda oblasts + # cancels extra hour ("decree time") for Uralsk and Qyzylorda oblasts   # since the last Sunday of March 1992, while keeping them in the fourth   # and the fifth time belts respectively.   #   # 3. Order of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan   # from 1994-09-23 No. 384   # http://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/R940000384_ - # cancels the extra hour ("decree time") on the territory of Mangystau + # cancels the extra hour ("decree time") on the territory of Mangghystaū   # oblast since the last Sunday of September 1994 (saying that time on   # the territory would correspond to the third time belt as a   # result)....
1679:   # 5. Act of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan   # from 1999-03-26 No. 305   # http://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/P990000305_ - # cancels the extra hour ("decree time") for Atyrau oblast since the + # cancels the extra hour ("decree time") for Atyraū oblast since the   # last Sunday of March 1999 while retaining the oblast in the fourth   # time belt.   # - # This means change from +05/+06 to +04/+05. + # This means change from +05/+06 to +04/+05....   # - # There is no zone for Atyrau currently (listed under Asia/Aqtau in - # zone1970.tab).[*] - # +    # 6. Act of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan   # from 2000-11-23 No. 1749   # http://adilet.zan.kz/rus/archive/docs/P000001749_/23.11.2000
1696:   # The only changes I noticed are in definition of the border between the   # fourth and the fifth time belts. They account for changes in spelling   # and administrative division (splitting of Turgai oblast in 1997 - # probably changed time in territories incorporated into Kostanay oblast - # (including Arkalyk) from +06/+07 to +05/+06) and move Kyzylorda oblast + # probably changed time in territories incorporated into Qostanay oblast + # (including Arkalyk) from +06/+07 to +05/+06) and move Qyzylorda oblast   # from being in the fifth time belt and not using decree time into the - # fourth time belt (no change in practice).[*] + # fourth time belt (no change in practice).   #   # 7. Act of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan   # from 2003-12-29 No. 1342
1709:   # 8. Act of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan   # from 2004-07-20 No. 775   # http://adilet.zan.kz/rus/archive/docs/P040000775_/20.07.2004 - # modified the 2000-11-23 act to move Kostanay and Kyzylorda oblasts into + # modified the 2000-11-23 act to move Qostanay and Qyzylorda oblasts into   # the fifth time belt and add Aktobe oblast to the list of regions not   # using extra hour ("decree time"), leaving Kazakhstan with only 2 time   # zones (+04/+05 and +06/+07). The changes were to be implemented
1721:   # http://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/P040001059_   # modified the 2000-11-23 act to remove exceptions from the "decree time"   # (leaving Kazakhstan in +05/+06 and +06/+07 zones), amended the - # 2004-07-20 act to implement changes for Atyrau, West Kazakhstan, - # Kostanay, Kyzylorda and Mangystau oblasts by not moving clocks - # during the 2014 transition to "winter" time. + # 2004-07-20 act to implement changes for Atyraū, West Kazakhstan, + # Qostanay, Qyzylorda and Mangghystaū oblasts by not moving clocks + # during the 2004 transition to "winter" time.   # - # This means transition from +04/+05 to +05/+06 for Atyrau oblast (no + # This means transition from +04/+05 to +05/+06 for Atyraū oblast (no   # zone currently), Asia/Oral, Asia/Aqtau and transition from +05/+06 to - # +06/+07 for Kostanay oblast (Kostanay and Arkalyk, no zones currently) - # and Asia/Qyzylorda on 2004-10-31 at 3:00....[*] + # +06/+07 for Qostanay oblast (Qostanay and Arkalyk, no zones currently) + # and Asia/Qyzylorda on 2004-10-31 at 3:00....   #   # 10. Act of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan   # from 2005-03-15 No. 231
1744:   # Kazakh 1992-01-13 act appears to provide the same rules and 1992-03-27   # act was to be enacted on the last Sunday of March 1992.    - # From Paul Eggert (2016-04-15): - # The tables below should reflect Stepan Golosunov's remarks above, - # except for the items marked "[*]" which I haven't gotten to yet. - # It looks like we will need new zones Asia/Atyrau and Asia/Qostanay - # to handle changes from 1992 through 2004 that we did not previously - # know about. + # From Paul Eggert (2016-11-07): + # The tables below reflect Golosunov's remarks, with exceptions as noted.    - # +    # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   #   # Almaty (formerly Alma-Ata), representing most locations in Kazakhstan
1764:    6:00 RussiaAsia +06/+07 2004 Oct 31 2:00s    6:00 - +06   # Qyzylorda (aka Kyzylorda, Kizilorda, Kzyl-Orda, etc.) (KZ-KZY) + # This currently includes Qostanay (aka Kostanay, Kustanay) (KZ-KUS); + # see comments below.   Zone Asia/Qyzylorda 4:21:52 - LMT 1924 May 2    4:00 - +04 1930 Jun 21    5:00 - +05 1981 Apr 1
1775:    6:00 RussiaAsia +06/+07 1992 Mar 29 2:00s    5:00 RussiaAsia +05/+06 2004 Oct 31 2:00s    6:00 - +06 - # Aqtobe (aka Aktobe, formerly Aktyubinsk) (KZ-AKT) + # The following zone is like Asia/Qyzylorda except for being one + # hour earlier from 1991-09-29 to 1992-03-29. The 1991/2 rules for + # Qostenay are unclear partly because of the 1997 Turgai + # reorganization, so this zone is commented out for now. + #Zone Asia/Qostanay 4:14:20 - LMT 1924 May 2 + # 4:00 - +04 1930 Jun 21 + # 5:00 - +05 1981 Apr 1 + # 5:00 1:00 +06 1981 Oct 1 + # 6:00 - +06 1982 Apr 1 + # 5:00 RussiaAsia +05/+06 1991 Mar 31 2:00s + # 4:00 RussiaAsia +04/+05 1992 Jan 19 2:00s + # 5:00 RussiaAsia +05/+06 2004 Oct 31 2:00s + # 6:00 - +06 + # + # Aqtöbe (aka Aktobe, formerly Aktyubinsk) (KZ-AKT)   Zone Asia/Aqtobe 3:48:40 - LMT 1924 May 2    4:00 - +04 1930 Jun 21    5:00 - +05 1981 Apr 1
1785:    4:00 RussiaAsia +04/+05 1992 Jan 19 2:00s    5:00 RussiaAsia +05/+06 2004 Oct 31 2:00s    5:00 - +05 - # Qostanay (KZ-KUS) -  - # Mangghystau (KZ-MAN) + # Mangghystaū (KZ-MAN)   # Aqtau was not founded until 1963, but it represents an inhabited region,   # so include time stamps before 1963.   Zone Asia/Aqtau 3:21:04 - LMT 1924 May 2    4:00 - +04 1930 Jun 21 -  5:00 - +05 1963 +     5:00 - +05 1981 Oct 1    6:00 - +06 1982 Apr 1    5:00 RussiaAsia +05/+06 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
1800:    5:00 RussiaAsia +05/+06 1994 Sep 25 2:00s    4:00 RussiaAsia +04/+05 2004 Oct 31 2:00s    5:00 - +05 -  + # Atyraū (KZ-ATY) is like Mangghystaū except it switched from + # +04/+05 to +05/+06 in spring 1999, not fall 1994. + Zone Asia/Atyrau 3:27:44 - LMT 1924 May 2 +  4:00 - +04 1930 Jun 21 +  5:00 - +05 1981 Oct 1 +  6:00 - +06 1982 Apr 1 +  5:00 RussiaAsia +05/+06 1991 Mar 31 2:00s +  4:00 RussiaAsia +04/+05 1992 Jan 19 2:00s +  5:00 RussiaAsia +05/+06 1999 Mar 28 2:00s +  4:00 RussiaAsia +04/+05 2004 Oct 31 2:00s +  5:00 - +05   # West Kazakhstan (KZ-ZAP)   # From Paul Eggert (2016-03-18):   # The 1989 transition is from USSR act No. 227 (1989-03-14).
2616:      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct -  2:00 Zion EET 1948 May 15 +  2:00 Zion EET/EEST 1948 May 15    2:00 EgyptAsia EE%sT 1967 Jun 5    2:00 Zion I%sT 1996    2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999
2629:    2:00 Palestine EE%sT      Zone Asia/Hebron 2:20:23 - LMT 1900 Oct -  2:00 Zion EET 1948 May 15 +  2:00 Zion EET/EEST 1948 May 15    2:00 EgyptAsia EE%sT 1967 Jun 5    2:00 Zion I%sT 1996    2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999