Daylight Saving Time Act

Link to law: http://www.qp.alberta.ca/1266.cfm?page=D05.cfm&leg_type=Acts&isbncln=0779744950&display=html
Published: 2007-01-01

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DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ACT DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ACT
Chapter D‑5
Table of Contents
                1       Definitions
                2       Mountain Standard Time to be used
                3       Observance of Daylight Saving Time
                4       Municipalities and Metis settlements bound
                5       Regulations HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, enacts as follows:
Definitions
1   In this Act,
                                 (a)    “Daylight Saving Time” means the time one hour in advance of Mountain Standard Time;
                                 (b)    “Mountain Standard Time” means the time 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean time.
RSA 1980 cD‑4 s1
Mountain Standard Time to be used
2   Except as provided in this Act, no person shall use or observe within Alberta any time other than Mountain Standard Time.
RSA 1980 cD‑4 s2
Observance of Daylight Saving Time
3(1)  Subject to subsection (2), in every year, commencing in 2007, Daylight Saving Time shall be used and observed within Alberta during the period between
                                 (a)    2 a.m. of the 2nd Sunday in March, and
                                 (b)    2 a.m. of the first Sunday in November.
(2)  The Lieutenant Governor in Council may by regulation vary, with respect to any year, the period referred to in subsection (1).
(3)  No person shall during the period referred to in subsection (1), or that period as varied pursuant to subsection (2), use or observe within Alberta any time other than Daylight Saving Time.
RSA 2000 cD‑5 s3;2006 c3 s2
Municipalities and Metis settlements bound
4(1)  Notwithstanding anything in any other Act, no municipality or Metis settlement shall adopt, proclaim, enforce, use or observe Daylight Saving Time or any time other than Mountain Standard Time.
(2)  A bylaw passed or proclamation issued by the council or an official of a municipality or Metis Settlement providing for the adoption, proclamation, or enforcement of the use or observance of Daylight Saving Time or any time other than Mountain Standard Time is void.
(3)  This section does not apply to the enforcement, use or observance of Daylight Saving Time in effect pursuant to section 3.
RSA 1980 cD‑4 s5;1998 c22 s9
Regulations
5   The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations for the purpose of carrying out this Act according to its true intent and for facilitating its efficient administration.
RSA 1980 cD‑4 s6
 
6   Repealed 2006 c3 s3.