Royal Decree

Royal Decree 37/2010 Promulgating the Social Housing Law

2010/37 37/2010


We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman

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

the Social Residences Law promulgated by Royal Decree 35/77,

and Royal Decree 24/2000 on the Continuation of Granting Housing Loans and Assistance to Those with Low Income without Interest,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The attached Social Housing Law shall apply.

Article II

The provisions of this law shall apply to all applications for housing loans and assistance registered with the Ministry of Housing prior to the entry into force of its provisions and which have not yet been decided upon.

Article II

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

Article III

The Minister of Housing shall issue the executive regulation for the attached law and the decisions necessary for its implementation, and until they are issued, the regulations and decisions in force shall continue to operate to the degree that they do not contradict with the provisions of this law.

Article IV

The aforementioned Royal Decree 35/77 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to the provisions of the attached law.

Article V

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

Issued on: 29 Rabi Al-Thani 1431
Corresponding to: 14 April 2010

Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 909 issued on 17 April 2010.

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