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Ordinances/Cocos (Keeling) Islands as made
This Ordinance provides for standard time and daylight saving time for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 05
Registered 30 Nov 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Dec-2006
Tabled Senate05-Dec-2006

Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Ordinance under the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955.

Dated 30 November 2006

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

JAMES ERIC LLOYD


Contents

                        1     Name of Ordinance                                                          2

                        2     Commencement                                                              2

                        3     Definitions                                                                       2

                        4     Legal time for a period other than daylight saving period      3

                        5     Legal time for daylight saving period                                  3

                        6     Reference to time                                                            3

 

 


 

An Ordinance relating to standard time and daylight saving time

  

  

1              Name of Ordinance

                This Ordinance is the Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time Ordinance 2006.

2              Commencement

                This Ordinance commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Definitions

                In this Ordinance, unless the contrary intention appears:

daylight saving period means a period fixed by the Minister by legislative instrument.

daylight saving time means the time declared by section 5 of this Ordinance to be legal time throughout the Territory for a daylight saving period.

prescribed meridian means the meridian of longitude 97.5˚ east of Greenwich, England.

standard time means the time declared by section 4 of this Ordinance to be legal time throughout the Territory for a period other than a daylight saving period.

4              Legal time for a period other than daylight saving period

                The mean time of the prescribed meridian is declared to be legal time throughout the Territory for a period other than a daylight saving period.

5              Legal time for daylight saving period

                The time that is one hour in advance of the mean time of the prescribed meridian is declared to be legal time throughout the Territory for a daylight saving period.

6              Reference to time

                A reference to time, wherever occurring, must be fixed as follows:

                (a)    for a daylight saving period — by reference to daylight saving time;

               (b)    for another period — by reference to standard time.

 


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.frli.gov.au.