[tz] Updates on Iranian Time Zone (IRDT)

Ali Mirjamali alimirjamali at riseup.net
Wed Mar 16 21:27:41 UTC 2022

Sorry for the confusion. Iranian year starts at March equinox (i.e. 1st 
Farvardin or 20th March). Daylight saving used to start at midnight 1st 
Farvadin. Till September equinox (i.e. 30th Shahrivar which is usually 
22nd September). For six months.

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Best regards,

On 12/26/1400 AP 12:42 AM, Tim Parenti wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Mar 2022 at 16:14, Ali Mirjamali via tz <tz at iana.org 
> <mailto:tz at iana.org>> wrote:
>     The chances are high. Majlis (parliament) ratification should be
>     further rectified by "Guardian Council" to become actual law and
>     take effect. Guardian Council has 10 days to approve or reject it.
>     If they approve it with delay (which is very probable), it will be
>     enforceable from next year.
>     This is in Persian but online translation should clarify it
>     https://www.tasnimnews.com/fa/news/1400/12/24/2682848/%D9%85%D8%B5%D9%88%D8%A8%D9%87-%D9%85%D8%AC%D9%84%D8%B3-%D8%AF%D8%B1%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%87-%D8%AA%D8%BA%DB%8C%DB%8C%D8%B1-%D8%B3%D8%A7%D8%B9%D8%AA-%D8%A8%D8%A7%DB%8C%D8%AF-%D8%A8%D9%87-%D8%AA%D8%A3%DB%8C%DB%8C%D8%AF-%D8%B4%D9%88%D8%B1%D8%A7%DB%8C-%D9%86%DA%AF%D9%87%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%A8%D8%B1%D8%B3%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%85%DA%A9%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%A7%D8%AC%D8%B1%D8%A7-%D8%A7%D8%B2-%D8%B4%D9%87%D8%B1%DB%8C%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%87
>     <https://www.tasnimnews.com/fa/news/1400/12/24/2682848/%D9%85%D8%B5%D9%88%D8%A8%D9%87-%D9%85%D8%AC%D9%84%D8%B3-%D8%AF%D8%B1%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%87-%D8%AA%D8%BA%DB%8C%DB%8C%D8%B1-%D8%B3%D8%A7%D8%B9%D8%AA-%D8%A8%D8%A7%DB%8C%D8%AF-%D8%A8%D9%87-%D8%AA%D8%A3%DB%8C%DB%8C%D8%AF-%D8%B4%D9%88%D8%B1%D8%A7%DB%8C-%D9%86%DA%AF%D9%87%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%A8%D8%B1%D8%B3%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%85%DA%A9%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%A7%D8%AC%D8%B1%D8%A7-%D8%A7%D8%B2-%D8%B4%D9%87%D8%B1%DB%8C%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%87>
> If my (Google-assisted) translation is right, I'm reading in the 
> second-to-last paragraph something like:
> "If, for any reason, the implementation of this plan by the 1st of 
> Farvardin, 1401 [2022-03-21] does not occur, the plan will be 
> implemented from the 31st of Shahrīvar of the next year."
> Due to poor translation quality, it's not immediately clear to me 
> whether that means "next year", as in the Persian year which is about to 
> start in a few days (1401), or *the* next year after the one already 
> mentioned (i.e., 1402).  Depending on the meaning, permanent +0330 could 
> take effect from 31 Shahrīvar 1401 (2022-09-22) or from 31 Shahrīvar 
> 1402 (2023-09-22) if it's unable to come into force this week.  Could 
> you clarify your understanding from the original Persian as to the most 
> correct interpretation of the delay provision here?
> --
> Tim Parenti

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