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2011-11-02

2011-11-02 22:39:36 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2011j.

1:   # <pre> - # @(#)australasia 8.23 + # @(#)australasia 8.27   # This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of   # 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.   
499:   # http://www.parliament.gov.ws/documents/acts/Daylight%20Saving%20Act%20%202009%20%28English%29%20-%20Final%207-7-091.pdf   # </a>    - # From Raymond Hughes (2010-10-07): + # From Laupue Raymond Hughes (2010-10-07):   # Please see   # <a href="http://www.mcil.gov.ws">   # http://www.mcil.gov.ws
509:   # to 01:00am and First Sunday April 2011 (03/04/11) - adjust clocks   # backwards from 1:00am to 12:00am"    - # From Raymond Hughes (2011-03-07) + # From Laupue Raymond Hughes (2011-03-07):   # I believe this will be posted shortly on the website   # <a href="http://www.mcil.gov.ws">   # www.mcil.gov.ws
529:   # Margaret Fruean ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER MINISTRY OF COMMERCE,   # INDUSTRY AND LABOUR 28th February 2011    + # From David Zuelke (2011-05-09): + # Subject: Samoa to move timezone from east to west of international date line + # + # <a href="http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/markets/newsfeeditem.aspx?id=138501958347963"> + # http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/markets/newsfeeditem.aspx?id=138501958347963 + # </a> +  + # From Mark Sim-Smith (2011-08-17): + # I have been in contact with Leilani Tuala Warren from the Samoa Law + # Reform Commission, and she has sent me a copy of the Bill that she + # confirmed has been passed...Most of the sections are about maps rather + # than the time zone change, but I'll paste the relevant bits below. But + # the essence is that at midnight 29 Dec (UTC-11 I suppose), Samoa + # changes from UTC-11 to UTC+13: + # + # International Date Line Bill 2011 + # + # AN ACT to provide for the change to standard time in Samoa and to make + # consequential amendments to the position of the International Date + # Line, and for related purposes. + # + # BE IT ENACTED by the Legislative Assembly of Samoa in Parliament + # assembled as follows: + # + # 1. Short title and commencement-(1) This Act may be cited as the + # International Date Line Act 2011. (2) Except for section 5(3) this Act + # commences at 12 o'clock midnight, on Thursday 29th December 2011. (3) + # Section 5(3) commences on the date of assent by the Head of State. + # + # [snip] + # + # 3. Interpretation - [snip] "Samoa standard time" in this Act and any + # other statute of Samoa which refers to 'Samoa standard time' means the + # time 13 hours in advance of Co-ordinated Universal Time. + # + # 4. Samoa standard time - (1) Upon the commencement of this Act, Samoa + # standard time shall be set at 13 hours in advance of Co-ordinated + # Universal Time for the whole of Samoa. (2) All references to Samoa's + # time zone and to Samoa standard time in Samoa in all legislation and + # instruments after the commencement of this Act shall be references to + # Samoa standard time as provided for in this Act. (3) Nothing in this + # Act affects the provisions of the Daylight Saving Act 2009, except that + # it defines Samoa standard time.... +  + # From Laupue Raymond Hughes (2011-09-02): + # <a href="http://www.mcil.gov.ws/mcil_publications.html"> + # http://www.mcil.gov.ws/mcil_publications.html + # </a> + # + # here is the official website publication for Samoa DST and dateline change + # + # DST + # Year End Time Start Time + # 2011 - - - - - - 24 September 3:00am to 4:00am + # 2012 01 April 4:00am to 3:00am - - - - - - + # + # Dateline Change skip Friday 30th Dec 2011 + # Thursday 29th December 2011 23:59:59 Hours + # Saturday 31st December 2011 00:00:00 Hours   Zone Pacific/Apia 12:33:04 - LMT 1879 Jul 5    -11:26:56 - LMT 1911    -11:30 - SAMT 1950 # Samoa Time    -11:00 - WST 2010 Sep 26    -11:00 1:00 WSDT 2011 Apr 2 4:00 -  -11:00 - WST +  -11:00 - WST 2011 Sep 24 3:00 +  -11:00 1:00 WSDT 2011 Dec 30 +  13:00 1:00 WSDT 2012 Apr 1 4:00 +  13:00 - WST      # Solomon Is   # excludes Bougainville, for which see Papua New Guinea
1206:   # Lord Howe Island Board (controlling authority for the Island) is   # seeking the community's views on various options for summer time   # arrangements on the Island, e.g. advance clocks by 1 full hour - # instead of only 30 minutes. Dependant on the wishes of residents + # instead of only 30 minutes. [Dependent] on the wishes of residents   # the Board may approach the NSW government to change the existing   # arrangements. The starting date for summer time on the Island will   # however always coincide with the rest of NSW.
1332:      # From Paul Eggert (1996-01-22):   # Today's _Wall Street Journal_ (page 1) reports that Kiribati - # ``declared it the same day throught the country as of Jan. 1, 1995'' + # ``declared it the same day [throughout] the country as of Jan. 1, 1995''   # as part of the competition to be first into the 21st century.