Royal Decree

Royal Decree 106/2011 Amending Some Provisions of the Law of Public Notaries

2011/106 106/2011


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 of Public Notaries promulgated by Royal Decree 40/2003,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

A new paragraph is hereby added to article 14 of the aforementioned Law of Public Notaries, the text of which is as follows:

“He shall also notarise wills over real estate for which a mulkiya is issued from the real estate register after verifying the fulfilment of its Sharia and legal conditions, or attest the signature in its customary document, and all of that on the basis of the request of the testator”.

Article II

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

Issued on: 26 Dhu Al-Qa’dah 1432
Corresponding to: 24 October 2011

Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 949 issued on 29 October 2011.