[tz] [External] Re: Irish Standard Time vs Irish Summer Time

Stephen Colebourne scolebourne at joda.org
Mon Dec 11 12:17:33 UTC 2017

On 11 December 2017 at 09:06, Wallace, Malcolm via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:
>> Since EU law takes precedence over national laws, I'd suggest the EU definition should be used, ie. tzdb should not change.
> Your statement conflicts with the actual EU law you quoted, which says:
>> The decision on the standard time is a national competence.

Nope, because in the context of the EU law, standard time = winter
time. So the national competence of Ireland is to definine what the
offset is in winter.


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