Standard Time Act 1895

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Standard Time Act 1895

An Act to establish a standard of time in Tasmania

[Royal Assent 23 August 1895]

[Preamble Repealed by 25 Geo. V No. 78 ]

Be it enacted by His Excellency the Governor of Tasmania, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly, in Parliament assembled, as follows:

1.   Short title

This Act may be cited as the Standard Time Act 1895 .

2.   Commencement

[Section 2 Amended by 25 Geo. V No. 78 ]This Act shall commence on the first day of September 1895.

3.   The time of the one hundred and fiftieth meridian east, to be standard time

The mean time of the one hundred and fiftieth meridian of longitude east of Greenwich, in England, shall be deemed and is hereby declared to be standard time throughout Tasmania.

4.   The time mentioned in Acts, rules, or instruments to mean standard time

Whenever any expression of time occurs in any Act, proclamation, order, rule, regulation, or by-law, or deed, or in any instrument whatsoever, and whenever the doing or not doing anything at a certain time of day or night, or during a certain part of the day or the night, has an effect in law, such time shall, unless it is otherwise specifically stated, be held to be standard time throughout Tasmania, as declared by this Act.