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-# @(#)africa 8.17
+# @(#)africa 8.18
# <pre>
# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
@@ -564,6 +564,40 @@ Zone Indian/Mayotte 3:00:56 - LMT 1911 Jul # Mamoutzou
# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-ends-dst-early-2008.html">
# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-ends-dst-early-2008.html
# </a>
+
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2009-03-17):
+# Morocco will observe DST from 2009-06-01 00:00 to 2009-08-21 00:00 according
+# to many sources, such as
+# <a href="http://news.marweb.com/morocco/entertainment/morocco-daylight-saving.html">
+# http://news.marweb.com/morocco/entertainment/morocco-daylight-saving.html
+# </a>
+# <a href="http://www.medi1sat.ma/fr/depeche.aspx?idp=2312">
+# http://www.medi1sat.ma/fr/depeche.aspx?idp=2312
+# </a>
+# (French)
+#
+# Our summary:
+# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-starts-dst-2009.html">
+# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/morocco-starts-dst-2009.html
+# </a>
+
+# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2009-03-17):
+# Here is a link to official document from Royaume du Maroc Premier Ministre,
+# Ministere de la Modernisation des Secteurs Publics
+#
+# Under Article 1 of Royal Decree No. 455-67 of Act 23 safar 1387 (2 june 1967)
+# concerning the amendment of the legal time, the Ministry of Modernization of
+# Public Sectors announced that the official time in the Kingdom will be
+# advanced 60 minutes from Sunday 31 May 2009 at midnight.
+#
+# <a href="http://www.mmsp.gov.ma/francais/Actualites_fr/PDF_Actualites_Fr/HeureEte_FR.pdf">
+# http://www.mmsp.gov.ma/francais/Actualites_fr/PDF_Actualites_Fr/HeureEte_FR.pdf
+# </a>
+#
+# <a href="http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_morocco03.html">
+# http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_morocco03.html
+# </a>
+
# RULE NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Morocco 1939 only - Sep 12 0:00 1:00 S
@@ -583,6 +617,8 @@ Rule Morocco 1978 only - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Morocco 1978 only - Aug 4 0:00 0 -
Rule Morocco 2008 only - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Morocco 2008 only - Sep 1 0:00 0 -
+Rule Morocco 2009 only - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Morocco 2009 only - Aug 21 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Africa/Casablanca -0:30:20 - LMT 1913 Oct 26
0:00 Morocco WE%sT 1984 Mar 16
@@ -787,6 +823,43 @@ Zone Africa/Lome 0:04:52 - LMT 1893
# Ending : the last Sunday of October at 03:00 ...
# http://www.tap.info.tn/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1188&Itemid=50
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2009-03-16):
+# According to several news sources, Tunisia will not observe DST this year.
+# (Arabic)
+# <a href="http://www.elbashayer.com/?page=viewn&nid=42546">
+# http://www.elbashayer.com/?page=viewn&nid=42546
+# </a>
+# <a href="http://www.babnet.net/kiwidetail-15295.asp">
+# http://www.babnet.net/kiwidetail-15295.asp
+# </a>
+#
+# We have also confirmed this with the US embassy in Tunisia.
+# We have a wrap-up about this on the following page:
+# <a href="http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/tunisia-cancels-dst-2009.html">
+# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/tunisia-cancels-dst-2009.html
+# </a>
+
+# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2009-03-17):
+# Here is a link to Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency
+#
+# Standard time to be kept the whole year long (tap.info.tn):
+#
+# (in English)
+# <a href="http://www.tap.info.tn/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=26813&Itemid=157">
+# http://www.tap.info.tn/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=26813&Itemid=157
+# </a>
+#
+# (in Arabic)
+# <a href="http://www.tap.info.tn/ar/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=61240&Itemid=1">
+# http://www.tap.info.tn/ar/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=61240&Itemid=1
+# </a>
+
+# From Arthur David Olson (2009--3-18):
+# The Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency notice contains this: "This measure is due to the fact
+# that the fasting month of ramadan coincides with the period concerned by summer time.
+# Therefore, the standard time will be kept unchanged the whole year long."
+# So foregoing DST seems to be an exception (albeit one that may be repeated in the future).
+
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Tunisia 1939 only - Apr 15 23:00s 1:00 S
Rule Tunisia 1939 only - Nov 18 23:00s 0 -
@@ -811,8 +884,10 @@ Rule Tunisia 1989 only - Mar 26 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Tunisia 1990 only - May 1 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Tunisia 2005 only - May 1 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Tunisia 2005 only - Sep 30 1:00s 0 -
-Rule Tunisia 2006 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
-Rule Tunisia 2006 max - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 -
+Rule Tunisia 2006 2008 - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
+Rule Tunisia 2006 2008 - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 -
+Rule Tunisia 2010 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 S
+Rule Tunisia 2010 max - Oct lastSun 2:00s 0 -
# Shanks & Pottenger give 0:09:20 for Paris Mean Time; go with Howse's
# more precise 0:09:21.
# Shanks & Pottenger say the 1911 switch was on Mar 9; go with Howse's Mar 11.