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[Preamble Repealed by 25 Geo.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.

2A.   Interpretation

[Section 2A Inserted by No. 38 of 2005, s. 4, Applied:01 Sep 2005] In this Act –
Co-ordinated Universal Time means Co-ordinated Universal Time (UTC) as determined by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures and maintained under section 8AA of the National Measurement Act 1960 of the Commonwealth.

3.   Standard time throughout Tasmania

[Section 3 Substituted by No. 38 of 2005, s. 4, Applied:01 Sep 2005] Standard time throughout Tasmania is 10 hours in advance of Co-ordinated Universal Time.

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.