Royal Decree

Royal Decree 114/2001 Promulgating the Environment Protection and Pollution Prevention Law

2001/114 114/2001


We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 101/96,

The Law on Environmental Protection and Pollution Control promulgated Royal Decree 10/82 and its amendments,

and Royal Decree 66/2001 Determining the Competences of the Ministry of Regional Municipalities, Environment, and Water Resources and Adopting Its Organisational Structure,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The provisions of the attached law shall apply in regard to environmental protection and pollution control.

Article II

The aforementioned Royal Decree 10/82 is hereby repealed, and all that is contrary to the attached law.

Article 3

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.

Article IV

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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