troubleshooting Question

trying to set time format via .ADM template

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A client of ours is using software that requires the time format to be "hh:mm:ss" (so no ":tt").
It's windows server 2003 R2 environment, PCs running XP
I wanted to create a group policy that enforces this but from what i see there is no GPO for this.
I've tried implementing the following adm:

----- time.adm -----
class user
category "regional settings"
policy "Change time format"
keyname "control panel\international"
part "change to:" edittext
valuename "sTimeFormat"
default "HH:mm:ss"
end part
end policy
end category

----- time.adm -----

but it gives an error when i try to link it. The error is:

Error 51: Unexpected Keyword
Expected: CLASS, CATEGORY,[strings]

when checking the registry, the reg key shows as sTimeFormat,
and it's stored at HKCU\Control Panel\International.

I couldn't find an example of exactly what I was looking for online,
so what I've written here is based on a similar script for setting date format.

Would anybody know the correct script for this?

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