Time in Brunei

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Time in Brunei
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SST UTC+08:00
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11:59, 17 January 2022 SST [refresh]
Observance of DST
DST is not observed in this time zone.

Time in Brunei is given by Brunei Darussalam Time (BNT) (UTC+08:00). [1] Brunei does not currently observe daylight saving time. [2]

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  1. Brunei Legislation (29 September 1959). "Interpretation and General Clauses. Part I: General provisions of interpretation" . Retrieved 11 September 2020.
  2. Time and date (12 September 2020). "Time zone in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei" . Retrieved 11 September 2020.