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-# @(#)africa 8.10
+# @(#)africa 8.11
# <pre>
# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
@@ -400,6 +400,77 @@ Zone Indian/Mayotte 3:00:56 - LMT 1911 Jul # Mamoutzou
# Morocco
# See the `europe' file for Spanish Morocco (Africa/Ceuta).
+
+# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-05-09):
+# Here is an article that Morocco plan to introduce Daylight Saving Time between
+# 1 June, 2008 and 27 September, 2008.
+#
+# "... Morocco is to save energy by adjusting its clock during summer so it will
+# be one hour ahead of GMT between 1 June and 27 September, according to
+# Communication Minister and Gov ernment Spokesman, Khalid Naciri...."
+#
+# <a href="http://www.worldtimezone.net/dst_news/dst_news_morocco01.html">
+# http://www.worldtimezone.net/dst_news/dst_news_morocco01.html
+# </a>
+# OR
+# <a href="http://en.afrik.com/news11892.html">
+# http://en.afrik.com/news11892.html
+# </a>
+
+# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-05-09):
+# The Morocco time change can be confirmed on Morocco web site Maghreb Arabe Presse:
+# <a href="http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box3/morocco_shifts_to_da/view">
+# http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box3/morocco_shifts_to_da/view
+# </a>
+#
+# Morocco shifts to daylight time on June 1st through September 27, Govt.
+# spokesman.
+
+# From Patrice Scattolin (2008-05-09):
+# According to this article:
+# <a href="http://www.avmaroc.com/actualite/heure-dete-comment-a127896.html">
+# http://www.avmaroc.com/actualite/heure-dete-comment-a127896.html
+# </a>
+# (and republished here:
+# <a href="http://www.actu.ma/heure-dete-comment_i127896_0.html">
+# http://www.actu.ma/heure-dete-comment_i127896_0.html
+# </a>
+# )
+# the changes occurs at midnight:
+#
+# saturday night may 31st at midnight (which in french is to be
+# intrepreted as the night between saturday and sunday)
+# sunday night the 28th at midnight
+#
+# Seeing that the 28th is monday, I am guessing that she intends to say
+# the midnight of the 28th which is the midnight between sunday and
+# monday, which jives with other sources that say that it's inclusive
+# june1st to sept 27th.
+#
+# The decision was taken by decree *2-08-224 *but I can't find the decree
+# published on the web.
+#
+# It's also confirmed here:
+# <a href="http://www.maroc.ma/NR/exeres/FACF141F-D910-44B0-B7FA-6E03733425D1.htm ">
+# http://www.maroc.ma/NR/exeres/FACF141F-D910-44B0-B7FA-6E03733425D1.htm
+# </a>
+# on a government portal as being between june 1st and sept 27th (not yet
+# posted in english).
+#
+# The following google query will generate many relevant hits:
+# <a href="http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Conseil+de+gouvernement+maroc+heure+avance&btnG=Search">
+# http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Conseil+de+gouvernement+maroc+heure+avance&btnG=Search
+# </a>
+
+# From Alex Krivenyshev (2008-05-09):
+# Is Western Sahara (part which administrated by Morocco) going to follow
+# Morocco DST changes? Any information? What about other part of
+# Western Sahara - under administration of POLISARIO Front (also named
+# SADR Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic)?
+
+# From Arthur David Olson (2008-05-09):
+# XXX--guess that it is only Morocco for now; guess only 2008 for now.
+
# RULE NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Morocco 1939 only - Sep 12 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Morocco 1939 only - Nov 19 0:00 0 -
@@ -416,11 +487,13 @@ Rule Morocco 1976 only - Aug 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Morocco 1977 only - Sep 28 0:00 0 -
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 28 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
1:00 - CET 1986
- 0:00 - WET
+ 0:00 Morocco WE%sT
# Western Sahara
Zone Africa/El_Aaiun -0:52:48 - LMT 1934 Jan
-1:00 - WAT 1976 Apr 14