Topic: Sec 3. Reference to time of day

In this Act, references to time of day are references to Indian Standard Time being five and a half hours ahead of Greenwhich Means Time : Provided that for any area in which the Indian Standard Time is not ordinarily observed, the State Government may make rules - (a) specifying the area;

(b) defining the local mean time ordinarily observed therein; and

(c) permitting such time to be observed in all or any of the plantations situated in that area.