UTC as basis for time legislation

Tobias Conradi tobias.conradi at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 21:20:08 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 11:01 PM, Steve Allen <sla at ucolick.org> wrote:
> On Fri 2011-09-23T22:53:10 +0200, Tobias Conradi hath writ:
>> IIRC UTC and not GMT is the basis for most time legislation that is
>> currently in place.
> It would be interesting to find reliable indicators about whether UTC
> or GMT is the basis in any given region.  Even recently I've seen
> official decrees using the geographic terms "meridian" and "Greenwich".

UTC used in EU law to define the start and end of summer-time:


"koordinierte Weltzeit" ~ coordinated Worldtime

Tobias Conradi
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