We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman
after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 101/96,
and in pursuance of public interest,
have decreed as follows
The provisions of the attached law shall apply in regard to environmental protection and pollution control.
The aforementioned Royal Decree 10/82 is hereby repealed, and all that is contrary to the attached law.
The Minister of Regional Municipalities, Environment, and Water Resources shall issue the necessary regulations and decisions for implementing the attached law, and until they are issued, the existing regulations and decisions continue to operate to the degree that they do not contradict with the provisions of this law.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the date of its publication.
Issued on: 28 Sha'ban 1422
Corresponding to: 14 November 2001
Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 707 issued on 17 November 2001.
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