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 Cybercrime Law shall apply.
Chapter two(bis) of book seven of the aforementioned Omani Penal Law is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to the attached law or in conflict with its provisions.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.
Issued on: 2 Rabi Al-Awwal 1432
Corresponding to: 6 February 2011
Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 929 issued on 15 February 2011.