Committee submits daylight saving bill to Yishai

May 30, 2011 07:57

A special Knesset committee established for examine daylight saving time has submitted their recommendation to Interior Minister Eli Yishai of Shas. Yishai organized the committee.

Yishai has said that he has not yet reached any final conclusions based on the report submitted to him recently, and will take the week to complete his inspections and will publish the decision thereafter.

The interior minister refuted reports that the summer clock had already been changed, saying "the media is responsible for all reports regarding daylight savings time thus far."

Supporters of reforming the governments determination of summer clock say that the time switch should happen in mid-October, and not Yom Kippur as it has been since 2005.

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