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18/03/1926: Summer Time Order, 1926.

18/03/1926:

SUMMER TIME ORDER, 1926.

WHEREAS by Section 2 of the Summer Time Act, 1925 (Number 8 of 1925) (hereinafter called the Act) it is appointed that the period of summer time shall be taken to be the period beginning at two o'clock, West-European time, in the morning of the day next following the third Saturday in the month of April, or, if that day is Easter Day, beginning at the said hour of the day next following the second Saturday in the month of April, and in either case ending at two o'clock, West-European time, in the morning of the day next following the third Saturday in the month of September :

AND WHEREAS by Section 3, Sub-section (1) of the Act, it is enacted that the Minister for Justice may whenever it appears expedient to him so to do, by order appoint that the period appointed by the Act to be the period of Summer Time for the purpose of the Act, shall either generally or in any particular year or years, not be the period of summer time for that purpose, and that in lieu thereof some other period specified in such order shall, either generally or in such particular years or year (as the case may require), be the period of summer time for the purpose of the Act :

AND WHEREAS it has been deemed expedient to alter the period of summer time appointed by Section 2 of the Act :

NOW I, CAOIMHGHÍN Ó HUIGÍN, Minister for Justice, by virtue of the powers conferred upon me by Section 3, Sub-section (1) of the Act, and of all other powers enabling me in that behalf, do hereby order and appoint as follows :—

1. The period of summer time appointed by Section 2 of the Act shall not be the period of summer time for the purpose of the Act and in lieu thereof the period of summer time for the purpose of the Act shall be taken to be the period beginning at two o'clock, West-European time, in the morning of the day next following the third Saturday in the month of April, or, if that day is Easter Day, beginning at the said hour of the day next following the second Saturday in the month of April, and in either case ending at two o'clock, West-European time, in the morning of the day next following the first Saturday in the month of October.

2. This Order may be cited as the Summer Time Order, 1926.

GIVEN under my Hand and Seal at Government Buildings, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin, this 18th day of March, 1926.

C. Ó HUIGÍN,

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