TZ changes for Lithuania and Estonia

John Cowan cowan at
Thu Sep 30 16:32:28 UTC 1999

Steffen Thorsen scripsit:

> But what this could mean for Estonia's chances of joining the European
> Union are still unclear. In 1994, the EU declared summer time compulsory
> for all membe r states until 2001. Brussels has yet to decide what to do
> after that. 

This is wrong, IIRC: the EU harmonized the starting and ending dates of
summer time *if* the member nation used it, but did not require its use.
Can anyone confirm or refute this story?

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