Royal Decree

Royal Decree 8/2007 Promulgating the Law on Combating Terrorism

2007/8 8/2007


We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman

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

the Omani Penal Law promulgated by Royal Decree 7/74,

the Weapons and Ammunition Law promulgated by Royal Decree 36/90,

Royal Decree 55/99 Ratifying the Arab Agreement on Combating Terrorism,

the Judicial Authority Law promulgated by Royal Decree 90/99,

the Public Prosecution Law promulgated by Royal Decree 92/99,

the Criminal Procedure Law promulgated by Royal Decree 97/99,

Royal Decree 22/2002 Ratifying the Convention of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference on Combating International Terrorism,

Royal Decree 63/2003 regarding the National Security Council,

the Law of the State Security Court promulgated by Royal Decree 64/2003,

Royal Decree 105/2005 regarding the Ratification by the Sultanate of Oman of the Agreement between the States of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf on Combating Terrorism,

and the decision of the Council of Ministers forming the National Committee for Combating Terrorism,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The provisions of the attached Law on Combating Terrorism shall apply.

Article II

The National Committee for Combating Terrorism shall be reconstituted and its competences shall be respecified by a decision by the National Security Council, and it shall operate under the supervision of the council.

Article III

All that is contrary to this decree or the attached law is hereby repealed.

Article IV

This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.

Issued on: 3 Muharram 1428
Corresponding to: 22 January 2007

Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 832 issued on 3 February 2007.

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