We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman
the Royal Decree on Territorial Waters, the Continental Shelf, and the Exclusive Fisheries Zone issued on 17 July 1972, as amended by virtue of Royal Decree 44/77,
and in pursuance of public interest,
have decreed as follows
The provisions of the attached law shall apply to the affairs of ports, lighthouses, ships, sailors, and pilots. It shall be named the Law Governing Maritime Navigation in Territorial Waters.
The application of any law, decree, or other legal text whose provisions are in conflict with or in contravention of the provisions of this law is hereby repealed.
The Minister of Transport shall issue the regulations and decisions governing this law.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the date of its publication.
Issued on: 11 Muharram 1402
Corresponding to: 9 November 1981
Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 230 issued on 1 December 1981.
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