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2015-08-15 09:47:25 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2015f.

193:   # republished in Finest Hour (Spring 2002) 1(114):26   # http://www.winstonchurchill.org/images/finesthour/Vol.01%20No.114.pdf    - # From Paul Eggert (1996-09-03): + # From Paul Eggert (2015-08-08):   # The OED Supplement says that the English originally said "Daylight Saving"   # when they were debating the adoption of DST in 1908; but by 1916 this   # term appears only in quotes taken from DST's opponents, whereas the   # proponents (who eventually won the argument) are quoted as using "Summer". -  + # The term "Summer Time" was introduced by Herbert Samuel, Home Secretary; see: + # Viscount Samuel. Leisure in a Democracy. Cambridge University Press + # ISBN 978-1-107-49471-8 (1949, reissued 2015), p 8.      # From Arthur David Olson (1989-01-19):   # A source at the British Information Office in New York avers that it's
343:      # From an anonymous contributor (1996-06-02):   # The law governing time in Ireland is under Statutory Instrument SI 395/94, - # which gives force to European Union 7th Council Directive # 94/21/EC. + # which gives force to European Union 7th Council Directive No. 94/21/EC.   # Under this directive, the Minister for Justice in Ireland makes appropriate   # regulations. I spoke this morning with the Secretary of the Department of   # Justice (tel +353 1 678 9711) who confirmed to me that the correct name is
592:   Rule Russia 1921 only - Mar 20 23:00 2:00 MSM # Midsummer   Rule Russia 1921 only - Sep 1 0:00 1:00 MSD   Rule Russia 1921 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 - - # Act No.925 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1980-10-24): + # Act No. 925 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1980-10-24):   Rule Russia 1981 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Russia 1981 1983 - Oct 1 0:00 0 - - # Act No.967 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1984-09-13), repeated in - # Act No.227 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1989-03-14): + # Act No. 967 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1984-09-13), repeated in + # Act No. 227 of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1989-03-14):   Rule Russia 1984 1991 - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 -   Rule Russia 1985 1991 - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S   #
828:   # Bulgaria   #   # From Plamen Simenov via Steffen Thorsen (1999-09-09): - # A document of Government of Bulgaria (No.94/1997) says: + # A document of Government of Bulgaria (No. 94/1997) says:   # EET -> EETDST is in 03:00 Local time in last Sunday of March ...   # EETDST -> EET is in 04:00 Local time in last Sunday of October   #
845:    1:00 C-Eur CE%sT 1945    1:00 - CET 1945 Apr 2 3:00    2:00 - EET 1979 Mar 31 23:00 -  2:00 Bulg EE%sT 1982 Sep 26 2:00 +  2:00 Bulg EE%sT 1982 Sep 26 3:00    2:00 C-Eur EE%sT 1991    2:00 E-Eur EE%sT 1997    2:00 EU EE%sT
1062:   # after that.      # From Mart Oruaas (2000-01-29): - # Regulation no. 301 (1999-10-12) obsoletes previous regulation - # no. 206 (1998-09-22) and thus sticks Estonia to +02:00 GMT for all + # Regulation No. 301 (1999-10-12) obsoletes previous regulation + # No. 206 (1998-09-22) and thus sticks Estonia to +02:00 GMT for all   # the year round. The regulation is effective 1999-11-01.      # From Toomas Soome (2002-02-21):
1084:    3:00 Russia MSK/MSD 1989 Mar 26 2:00s    2:00 1:00 EEST 1989 Sep 24 2:00s    2:00 C-Eur EE%sT 1998 Sep 22 -  2:00 EU EE%sT 1999 Nov 1 +  2:00 EU EE%sT 1999 Oct 31 4:00    2:00 - EET 2002 Feb 21    2:00 EU EE%sT   
1527:   # correct data in juridical acts and I found some juridical documents about   # changes in the counting of time in Latvia from 1981....   # - # Act No.35 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1981-01-22 ... - # according to the Act No.925 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1980-10-24 + # Act No. 35 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1981-01-22 ... + # according to the Act No. 925 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1980-10-24   # ...: all year round the time of 2nd time zone + 1 hour, in addition turning   # the hands of the clock 1 hour forward on 1 April at 00:00 (GMT 31 March 21:00)   # and 1 hour backward on the 1 October at 00:00 (GMT 30 September 20:00).   # - # Act No.592 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1984-09-24 ... - # according to the Act No.967 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1984-09-13 + # Act No. 592 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1984-09-24 ... + # according to the Act No. 967 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1984-09-13   # ...: all year round the time of 2nd time zone + 1 hour, in addition turning   # the hands of the clock 1 hour forward on the last Sunday of March at 02:00   # (GMT 23:00 on the previous day) and 1 hour backward on the last Sunday of   # September at 03:00 (GMT 23:00 on the previous day).   # - # Act No.81 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1989-03-22 ... - # according to the Act No.227 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1989-03-14 + # Act No. 81 of the Council of Ministers of Latvian SSR of 1989-03-22 ... + # according to the Act No. 227 of the Council of Ministers of USSR of 1989-03-14   # ...: since the last Sunday of March 1989 in Lithuanian SSR, Latvian SSR,   # Estonian SSR and Kaliningrad region of Russian Federation all year round the   # time of 2nd time zone (Moscow time minus one hour). On the territory of Latvia
1558:   # From Andrei Ivanov (2000-03-06):   # This year Latvia will not switch to Daylight Savings Time (as specified in   # The Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Rep. of Latvia of - # 29-Feb-2000 (#79) <http://www.lv-laiks.lv/wwwraksti/2000/071072/vd4.htm>, + # 29-Feb-2000 (No. 79) <http://www.lv-laiks.lv/wwwraksti/2000/071072/vd4.htm>,   # in Latvian for subscribers only).      # From RFE/RL Newsline
1763:   # News from Moldova (in russian):   # http://ru.publika.md/link_317061.html    + # From Roman Tudos (2015-07-02): + # http://lex.justice.md/index.php?action=view&view=doc&lang=1&id=355077 + # From Paul Eggert (2015-07-01): + # The abovementioned official link to IGO1445-868/2014 states that + # 2014-10-26's fallback transition occurred at 03:00 local time. Also, + # http://www.trm.md/en/social/la-30-martie-vom-trece-la-ora-de-vara + # says the 2014-03-30 spring-forward transition was at 02:00 local time. + # Guess that since 1997 Moldova has switched one hour before the EU.    -  + # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S + Rule Moldova 1997 max - Mar lastSun 2:00 1:00 S + Rule Moldova 1997 max - Oct lastSun 3:00 0 - +    # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Europe/Chisinau 1:55:20 - LMT 1880    1:55 - CMT 1918 Feb 15 # Chisinau MT
1777:    2:00 Russia EE%sT 1992    2:00 E-Eur EE%sT 1997   # See Romania commentary for the guessed 1997 transition to EU rules. -  2:00 EU EE%sT +  2:00 Moldova EE%sT      # Monaco   # Shanks & Pottenger give 0:09:20 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's
2123:   # Russia      # From Alexander Krivenyshev (2011-09-15): - # Based on last Russian Government Decree # 725 on August 31, 2011 + # Based on last Russian Government Decree No. 725 on August 31, 2011   # (Government document   # http://www.government.ru/gov/results/16355/print/   # in Russian)
2133:   # http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_russia36.htm      # From Sanjeev Gupta (2011-09-27): - # Scans of [Decree #23 of January 8, 1992] are available at: + # Scans of [Decree No. 23 of January 8, 1992] are available at:   # http://government.consultant.ru/page.aspx?1223966   # They are in Cyrillic letters (presumably Russian).   
2144:   # One source is   # http://government.ru/gov/results/16355/   # which, according to translate.google.com, begins "Decree of August 31, - # 2011 No 725" and contains no other dates or "effective date" information. + # 2011 No. 725" and contains no other dates or "effective date" information.   #   # Another source is   # http://www.rg.ru/2011/09/06/chas-zona-dok.html   # which, according to translate.google.com, begins "Resolution of the   # Government of the Russian Federation on August 31, 2011 N 725" and also   # contains "Date first official publication: September 6, 2011 Posted on: - # in the 'RG' - Federal Issue number 5573 September 6, 2011" but which + # in the 'RG' - Federal Issue No. 5573 September 6, 2011" but which   # does not contain any "effective date" information.   #   # Another source is   # http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oymyakonsky_District#cite_note-RuTime-7 - # which, in note 8, contains "Resolution #725 of August 31, 2011... + # which, in note 8, contains "Resolution No. 725 of August 31, 2011...   # Effective as of after 7 days following the day of the official publication"   # but which does not contain any reference to September 6, 2011.   #
2364:   # changed in May.    2:00 E-Eur EE%sT 1994 May   # From IATA SSIM (1994/1997), which also says that Kerch is still like Kiev. -  3:00 E-Eur MSK/MSD 1996 Mar 31 3:00s +  3:00 E-Eur MSK/MSD 1996 Mar 31 0:00s    3:00 1:00 MSD 1996 Oct 27 3:00s   # IATA SSIM (1997-09) says Crimea switched to EET/EEST.   # Assume it happened in March by not changing the clocks.
2499:   # from current Russia Zone 6 - Krasnoyarsk Time Zone (KRA) UTC +0700   # to Russia Zone 5 - Novosibirsk Time Zone (NOV) UTC +0600   # - # This is according to Government of Russia decree # 740, on September + # This is according to Government of Russia decree No. 740, on September   # 14, 2009 "Application in the territory of the Kemerovo region the Fifth   # time zone." ("Russia Zone 5" or old "USSR Zone 5" is GMT +0600)   #
2922:   Zone Atlantic/Canary -1:01:36 - LMT 1922 Mar # Las Palmas de Gran C.    -1:00 - CANT 1946 Sep 30 1:00 # Canaries T    0:00 - WET 1980 Apr 6 0:00s -  0:00 1:00 WEST 1980 Sep 28 0:00s +  0:00 1:00 WEST 1980 Sep 28 1:00u    0:00 EU WE%sT   # IATA SSIM (1996-09) says the Canaries switch at 2:00u, not 1:00u.   # Ignore this for now, as the Canaries are part of the EU.
3212:   # From Igor Karpov, who works for the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice,   # via Garrett Wollman (2003-01-27):   # BTW, I've found the official document on this matter. It's government - # regulations number 509, May 13, 1996. In my poor translation it says: + # regulations No. 509, May 13, 1996. In my poor translation it says:   # "Time in Ukraine is set to second timezone (Kiev time). Each last Sunday   # of March at 3am the time is changing to 4am and each last Sunday of   # October the time at 4am is changing to 3am"
3221:   # On September 20, 2011 the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada agreed to   # abolish the transfer clock to winter time.   # - # Bill number 8330 of MP from the Party of Regions Oleg Nadoshi got + # Bill No. 8330 of MP from the Party of Regions Oleg Nadoshi got   # approval from 266 deputies.   #   # Ukraine abolishes transfer back to the winter time (in Russian)