Royal Decree

Royal Decree 8/2003 Promulgating the Law on the Management of Pastures and Livestock

2003/8 8/2003


We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman

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

and the Law of Livestock Protection and Veterinary Quarantine promulgated by Royal Decree 47/77,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The provisions of the attached law shall apply in regard to the management of pastures and livestock.

Article II

The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries shall issue the executive regulation and decisions of the aforementioned law, and until that time, the regulations and decisions in force shall continue to operate.

Article III

The aforementioned Royal Decree 47/77 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to this law or in conflict with its provisions.

Article IV

This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force after three months from the date of its publication.

Issued on: 18 Dhu Al-Qa'dah 1423
Corresponding to: 21 January 2003

Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 736 issued on 1 February 2003.

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