Current body of law: Supreme decree No. 253 of March 16, 2016 of the Ministry of Interior and Public Safety
Declares date for time zone change on August 12, 2017, at 24:00 hours, clocks must be set forward 1 hour, according to the following:
a. Continental Chile,will use time zone UTC – 3, starting at 24:00 hours, local time, with exception of the Region of Magallanes and the Antarctic Territory.
b. The Region of Magallanes and the Antarctic Territory will keep the time zone UTC – 3, clocks in the region must not be changed.
c. Western Insular Chile Eastern Island and Salas y Gómez Island, will use time zone UTC – 5, starting at 22:00 hours, local time.
Supreme Decree of the Ministry of Interior and Public Safety No. 1820, of December 2, 2016