Time in Brunei

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Time in Brunei Darussalam
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UTC offset
SST UTC+08:00
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10:49, 7 April 2024 SST [refresh]
Observance of DST
DST is not observed in this time zone.

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

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  1. 1 2 Brunei Legislation (31 January 2001) [29 September 1959]. "Interpretation and General Clauses (Chapter 4). Part I: General provisions of interpretation. Interpretation of certain words and expressions. 3.(1)(b)". CommonLII.org. Commonwealth Legal Information Institute . Retrieved 1 November 2022. 'standard time' means 8 hours in advance of Greenwich mean time, or such other period in advance of Greenwich mean time as His Majesty in Council may by Order signified in the Gazette prescribe
  2. "Time zone in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei". TimeAndDate.com. Time and Date AS. 2022. Retrieved 1 November 2022.