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.